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Bad sectors on hdd

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July 5, 2014 6:48:23 AM

1. Im new and i dont know is this thread in right place.
2.I downloaded hard disk sentinel to check my hdd
and i found that i have 900+ bad sectors on it (wow) and the hdd health was 4%
so i went to their website and found that i can "fix" bad sectors and get my hdd health back
link :
hard disk is : Toshiba MK1234GSX (111,8GB)
3. i managed to get my 100% heatlh back and "fix" my bad sectors
4. i want to know: is this really fixed
if not is there any way

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a b G Storage
July 5, 2014 7:09:02 AM

This is not fixed, at least not permanently. Bad sectors alway keep returning and get worse over time. Backup your hard drive as soon as possible and get a new one. This one is not to be used anymore.
July 5, 2014 7:14:44 AM

thanks for fast reply
I thought i must replace it but i had to be sure