I'm a student, and it's gonna be pretty expensive for me to purchase a new laptop hard drive.
Is this a sure shot indication that the drive is in borrowed time?
I have ran two diagnostics,
2>Extended DST using HDDSentinel.
These tests come up fine.
But the two errors in the image don't go away.
The computer otherwise has no problems at all. No slowdowns, no lockups, no CRC errors, if it wasn't for this diagnostic utility i have always running in background, i would have never noticed this.
Thanks for your reply, but this isn't relevant to the issue i'm facing.
My HDD doesn't fail short DST. Neither does it fail extended DST.
the two errors i get are:-
1> Reallocated sectors count :- 1 [RAW]
2> Reallocation event count :- 1 [RAW]
I've ran both the short DST and the extended DST (using HDDSentinel), the drive passes both these tests.
But on the summary page, i always get these two errors. And then it says estimated life remaining is more than 1000 days, and disk health is "Excellent (98%)", performance is "Excellent (100%)" ..
Up until yesterday, disk health showed 100%. It's now degraded by 2 percentage points.