Read/write surface scan to remap the sector Tags: Hard Drives Boot Surface Storage Last response: June 30, 2010 3:04 AM in Storage Share metallunatic June 29, 2010 7:18:02 PM Hello, when i boot i get the messg "smart hard disk failure, f1 to continue" how do i fix it ? thanks in advance. More about : read write surface scan remap sector treefrog07 a b G Storage June 30, 2010 3:04:44 AM It sounds like your HDD is dead or about to die. If it is not dead, it would be really good time to backup your data to another HDD or media. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sector read/write wear on rotating media Forum Test surface scan error Forum Dell XPS failed surface scan in diagnostics Forum Complete Surface Scan Forum SolvedScan & attempt recovery of bad sectors Question Forum Zonealarm failed to start boot sector and memory scan Forum chkdsk /r and surface scan Forum surface scan Forum Need software for thorough memory and drive surface scan. Forum surface scan? Forum Is there a faster way to Surface Scan than ScanDis Forum Win98 Surface Scan? Forum HD not readable, passed surface scans Forum How to scan/rescan reallocated sectors? Forum Scanning disk surface with Scandisk: Windows XP Home Edition Forum How do I run scan for bad sectors first? Forum Hard Drive Remapped Sectors Forum access to remapped sectors Forum Remapped sectors: Data security Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !