Problem with HDD

Windows shows frequent warnings reminding me to Back up my data and it says that problem is detected on my HDD.Also BIOS displays this.I tried cleaning sata ports but it's not working.Any help please
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  1. Do what it tells you. Your drive is failing, and at some point(probably soon) it will completely fail and become inaccessible. back up your data before you lose it.
  2. Try a comprehensive SMART diagnostic. Look for reallocated, pending, or uncorrectable sectors.

    HD Sentinel (DOS / Windows / Linux):

    HDDScan for Windows:

    See this article for SMART info:
  3. Here's the error,....Health is 0% Performance is 100%

    Failure Predicted - Attribute: 1 Raw Read Error Rate, Errors occurred while reading raw data from a disk. Indicate problem with the disk surface or the read/write heads.
    There are 18 weak sectors found on the disk surface. They may be remapped any time in the later use of the disk.
    Replace hard disk immediately.

    It is recommended to backup immediately to prevent data loss.
  4. It still has warranty.Do I need to claim a new hard disk??? Or will they repair the same disk.I can't back up all the data because it's huge and all are important to me.What happens to my data if I send this HDD disk to manufacture??? :( :(
  5. Warranty covers your HDD but not your data. Some manufacturers (eg WD) will send you a replacement drive in advance and allow you some time to return the faulty one.
  6. Thanks guys,I'm going to replace my HDD and additionally I'm going to buy a new HDD too.What's the best HDD brand(should be 1TB,[not Samsung])
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