How to get rid of bad sectors in hard drive

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i have 160 gb sata hard drive but it's media has got currupted due to flectuation of voltage.now i m facing the problem with error msg about bad sector and i want to leave the currupted area and use the rest of space of my hard drive is there any way to do this????plz help me
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  1. Go to my computer > right click hard drive > properties > check disc/scan for error [it's in there somewhere] > click check for bad sectors > scan. It will probably say that the disc in use and will schedule a disc check. Select okay and restart your computer/laptop. Let it run the scan.
  2. Have you tried chkdsk /F to see if it finds and remaps all defective sectors?
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