Solved Western Digital bad clusters policy Tags: Hard Drives Policy Western Digital Storage Last response: September 11, 2011 6:08 AM in Storage Share phatbuddha79 September 10, 2011 10:07:10 PM How many clusters does it need to have before I can RMA it? I cannot find info this anywhere. Thanks in advance. More about : western digital bad clusters policy k1114 a b G Storage September 10, 2011 10:46:26 PM It is the threshold in SMART. I can't tell you a specific number but it is easy to find out on your own hdd. m 0 l Best solution pjmelect a b G Storage September 11, 2011 12:27:13 AM Download the manufactures hard drive diagnostic test program from their web site, it will have to fail this test before you can RMA it. If it passes this test you wont be able to get a fault code to let you RMA it. Share Related resources Western Digital Black WD1002FAEX Health bad - Forum Western Digital Hard Drive Problems - bad sectors - Forum Western digital passport essential bad pcb - Forum 250gb western digital hard disk data retrieval chip (zero bad sector) - Forum Western digital green 500GB raid0! bad result!!! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer phatbuddha79 September 11, 2011 2:09:18 AM should i do quick or extended test? m 0 l k1114 a b G Storage September 11, 2011 2:24:39 AM Just right click the hdd in the list and click "Show SMART Disk Info". m 0 l phatbuddha79 September 11, 2011 5:56:17 AM Best answer selected by phatbuddha79. m 0 l phatbuddha79 September 11, 2011 6:08:06 AM thank you all for the quick and good answers! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Western Digital sata drives bad Forum GETTING BAD SECTORS AFTER ONLY A MONTH OF USE ON western digital notebook hard d Forum SolvedWestern Digital Black 4TB 7200RPM 64MB Sata III 3.5 vs SEAGATE HYBRID 4TB 7200RPM 64MB SATA III 3.5 8GB FLASH Forum Solvedquestions regarding a 1TB western digital my passport... Forum SolvedWestern Digital HD color differences? Forum SolvedWestern Digital 2TB or 3TB For Backup Drive Forum SolvedWestern Digital IntelliPower on sale, is it better than this Seagate? Forum SolvedMy Western Digital Caviar Black 2 TB capacity does not change even when put some files on it !! Forum SolvedWestern Digital Black or Blue? Forum SolvedSeagate vs Western Digital - Which one? Forum Bad clusters and files found Forum Solvedseagate barracuda VS western digital caviar blue Forum SolvedWindows replaced bad clusters in file question. Forum SolvedWestern digital blue vs. black gaming Forum SolvedWestern Digital Enterprice Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !