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Old 07 August 2004, 14:03   #1
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Floppy disk Bad Block on HD


My Sistem Desktop A1200, KS3.0 WB3.1

I own a 1,4GB 2,5" internal Hard Disc connected with IDE WINNER.
It seems to have a phisical error on a specific zone; I said
"phisical" because formatting it (no Fast) sometimes it scratches
in the same zone giving read/write errors.

Using HDToolBox too the verify procedure sometimes scratches and
gives errors on the same blocks. Into HDToolBox there is
a procedure that allows to modify bad block list; does it
work? And how can use it since it aks for sectors, tracks, cylinder
but no blocks?
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Old 07 August 2004, 15:07   #2
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If you have it formatted with FFS, and if you can get hold of Quarterback Tools, try that. There is a function that will examine your HD and automatically mark bad blocks out of service.
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