I ran the check disk program, but I had to leave when it was on step 5 about 60% finished on t hat last step. When I came home, and moved the mouse, it was at the part where you sign in. It did not tell me anything about the check disk at all. Is there a log file of this that I could look at, or will I have to run the whole thing again?
I decided to run the PC Doctor 5 test on the Hard Drive again. The same two areas failed. The SMART short self test said the read element of the test failed.
Hard Drive Surface Scan Test failed. Error reading sector 6381900, and 6943860.
The PC Doctor test was done after the Check Disk was done.
>>>>I would also run memtest86 to check the RAM. RAM failure can manifest itself, wrongly, as disk problems.>>>> I do not know how to do a memtest86. Do I do this from the start, run?
I decided to run the HD Tune program to see what bad block percentage it said now. This is what the disk health said when I clicked on the error scan, then to disk health. This may be from the last scan, or it may be in real time, I am not sure... I only ran it previously to see about bad blocks. This says the status of the Hard Drive is OK.
HD Tune: WDC WD2500JS-60NCB1 Health
ID Current Worst ThresholdData Status
(01) Raw Read Error Rate 199 198 51 8651 Ok
(03) Spin Up Time 253 238 21 1708 Ok
(04) Start/Stop Count 100 100 0 890 Ok
(05) Reallocated Sector Count 196 196 140 27 Ok
(07) Seek Error Rate 200 200 51 0 Ok
(09) Power On Hours Count 88 88 0 9042 Ok
(0A) Spin Retry Count 100 100 51 0 Ok
(0B) Calibration Retry Count 100 100 51 0 Ok
(0C) Power Cycle Count 100 100 0 858 Ok
(BE) Airflow Temperature 58 52 45 42 Ok
(C2) Temperature 108 102 0 42 Ok
(C4) Reallocated Event Count 197 197 0 3 Ok
(C5) Current Pending Sector 195 195 0 242 Ok
(C6) Offline Uncorrectable 200 200 0 0 Ok
(C7) Ultra DMA CRC Error Count 200 200 0 0 Ok
(C8) Write Error Rate 200 200 51 0 Ok
Power On Time : 9042
Health Status : Ok
The temp is 40 deg C
.3% bad block (I though it was 3% previously)
Edited by kelkay, 26 July 2008 - 08:45 PM.