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seagate drive failing?

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ok so ive got 100 bad sectors on my hdd



can i rma and if i do how do i go about geting the data off the drive?

i presume they wont just send me a drive?!

edit

that drive honestly never gets used, my ssd is the one that holds OS info etc
post #2 of 5
http://www.clonezilla.org/

I would attempt to clone it with this. but you would need a blank drive to clone it to. If you have another hdd you could copy important info off of and clear, then you should be able to clone the bad one and send it in for RMA.

This is probably the safest way to save your data if its not copying over in windows very well. No guarantees though it may already be corrupt files if the sectors keep failing.

They will not save your data though so make sure you get anything important off of there before you send it in
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If I am reading that right, it looks like you have 8 bad sectors on the drive. Time for a new one. Unstoppable copier is your best friend (and free).
 
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meh, its no biggie, if it dies then it dies.

ill get one when it properly dies.

or see how long i can last on my ssd without hdd.
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I've been running my main 500 gb hdd with 2 bad sectors for as long as I can remember, it's never given me any problems.

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