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My 1tb WD Caviar Green started responding slow when booting the pc and using win

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  • Hard Drives
  • Caviar
  • Green
  • Western Digital
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Last response: in Storage
September 28, 2011 6:15:09 PM

Hello,my 1TB Caviar Green Started responding slow when i boot the pc and even using

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a c 459 G Storage
September 28, 2011 9:35:06 PM

Show us a HD Tune read benchmark graph.

Also show us what it reports under the Health tab.
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December 30, 2011 4:14:57 AM

I have exactly the same issue... Slowing Windows XP after installing the WD Green Caviar 1TB


According to HD Tune (Health Tab):

One of my hard disk exhibit this error...

(05) Reallocated sector count .... (Failed)


What does that mean? and how will I fix it...

Thanks much...
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a c 459 G Storage
December 31, 2011 6:25:45 PM

Your drive has exceeded the maximum number of bad sectors allowed for by SMART. When a sector goes bad, its LBA is reallocated to a spare sector.

Try to backup your data ASAP and then replace the drive.

See this article for SMART info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T.
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