Please help! I'm having hdd issues..

Hi friends I need help
In my pc, I'm Using 1tb wd blue internal hard drive.. yesterday I installed the crystal disk information software to know my hdd states , unfortunately I got the caution in that software it's shows that

1.c5 current pending sector count : 1
2.c6 uncorrectable sector count : 1
I want know that count 1 errors can be fixed? Or do I need buy new hdd..
Any help will be greatly appreciated
Reply to sameermokashi
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  1. You do have recent, restorable, data and OS partition backups, correct?
    While I think the problem might remain minor and not get worse, I recommend ensuring recent, restorable, OS and Data partition full image backups on external media is done at least weekly, for now.
    Reply to RolandJS
  2. I forgot to mention: get educated opinions from others here because I might be wrong about the problem maybe not getting worse.
    Reply to RolandJS
  3. Ok. But how about to fix this? It has only one (1)error count
    Reply to sameermokashi
  4. @gaius_iulius
    So ur telling me that this drive will be safe? And it wont grow up bedsector in future?
    Reply to sameermokashi
  5. Best answer
    I can't promise you that your drive will be safe, or that all other sectors will be good in the future, nobody can promise that ... but I can promise you that one bad sector will not influence disk performance.
    Reply to gaius_iulius
  6. @gaius_iulius
    About 10 days back my hdd has no issues, but i made the mistake that is i installed the hd video converter software and converted about 8gb movie h264 to h265, it takes about 15hours may be this is the probable mistake I made which leads to bedsector problem

    Ok I will maintain it good by defragementing daily.. .would you like suggest me which hard drive I have to purchase for high end durability? Now My present hdd life is 6 year
    Reply to sameermokashi
  7. Purchasing a hard drive is largely a matter of opinion and personal experience.

    In general, Seagate HDDs have a lot of bad reviews these days, so that would not be my choice.

    Many people really like WD drives and will only buy those.

    Personally, I use Toshiba HDDs ... I have 2x 2TB Toshiba DT01ACA installed in my machine as data storage and backup drives for the SSDs, and I use 2x 5TB Toshiba Canvio external HDDs for additional storage and backups of the backups.

    I have used Toshiba drives for many years now and I have never had problems with any of them ... no faulty sectors, no crashes, nothing.

    But like I said, other people will have different opinions.
    Reply to gaius_iulius
  8. Tq sir for ur help
    Reply to sameermokashi
  9. You're welcome.
    Reply to gaius_iulius
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