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Hi all,



I have noticed a few strange things regarding my HD lately. I have re-imaged my laptop a few times lately and once its completed i always run disk check after. The last 2 re-images i have done have shown a lot of cluster errors in disk check. I actually tried to create a new image with Macrium and it threw me an error half way through saying it could not read a part of the drive so again i did a disk check it found a few errors but after that i did manage to create a new image.

I have just downloaded crystal disk info and this is what it showed







Is there a test i can run within the program or can i safely trust wat the program says with regards to caution?



hope you can help
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the disk could have some bad clusters/sectors but i will not necessarily die.
    
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the disk could have some bad clusters/sectors but i will not necessarily die.
That's great and all, but what about the OP's hard drive?
    
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I would trust what your seeing, if you are getting errors across a lot of programs, your disc space shrinks etc. I would make a good back up and replace that drive, advance rma a good option if you can do it, minimal cost
    
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i've had my laptop for around 2 yrs now so the HD is prob out of warranty . I have the vista disk the came with the laptop well i be ok to re-install it to a new HD as i was not sure if it would be tied to the current one?

You to be sure its a 2.5inch hd that i need right?
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