Software to manually mark a bad sector on a ntfs Tags: Hard Drives NTFS Software Storage Last response: June 19, 2012 6:08 PM in Storage Share abels27 June 19, 2012 6:03:09 PM Hello, Is there a software that can manually mark a sector bad on a NTFS drive? I have been having heat related Seek errors, and I can't afford a new drive. More about : software manually mark bad sector ntfs Hawkeye22 a c 354 G Storage June 19, 2012 6:08:31 PM Run chkdsk with the /f /r flags. The /r should have it locate and mark bad sectors. This takes a while on large drives. 1. open command prompt, possibly as administrator. 2. chkdsk c: /f /r replace c: with your drive letter. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Bad Sector Retesting tool for NTFS ? Forum NTFS Bad Sector Info Forum Copying Files from HD with Bad Sectors Forum NTFS convert gone bad Forum remove bad sector from ntfs partition Forum help! just got a bad sector ! Forum Help :which program isolate bad sector permanently? Forum Comparison of NTFS /MFT recovery software ? Forum Comparison of NTFS /MFT recovery software ? Forum How to go from NTFS to FAT32? Forum Hard disk fast bad sector marker Forum Repair Bad Sectors, HELP! Forum Serious bad sector problem! Forum Bad External HDD Sector ? Forum Bad sector on harddrive - could it cause failure? Forum Any way to mark bad sectors? Forum 4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum Lost HD this week (NTFS --> RAW) Forum Reallocated Sector Count Forum Hard drive recovery software Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !