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shoulderbloop

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Ran a speedfan in-depth online analysis for my hard-disk. Got this back, "BLOCKING ISSUE : your hard disk has 595 pending sectors."

Just want confirmation that my hard drive is [bleep]ed and that I need to buy a new one. Parents will be pretty pissed as the hard drive is only 5 months old and the old one broke too, most likely for the same reason as I am pretty stupid. Any last-ditch attempts to bring it back from the dead are highly recommended.

HARDDRIVE: (Think it is this one) Western Digital 2.5 inch Scorpio Blue 750GB 5400rpm SATA 3GB/s 8MB Cache Internal Hard Drive
MODEL: WDC WD7500BPVT
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That may not necessarily mean that they're bad. They could be results of bad writes and need to be cleared/formatted.

Anyway it's still under warranty isn't it?
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:welcome: shoulderbloop

Brazened may be correct but have you backed up all important data as a precaution, if not please do so and then;

Go to Start and then to Run/Search (depending on the OS that is installed)
Type in Chkdsk /r Note the space between k and /
Click Enter ...It will probably ask if you want to do this on the next reboot...click Y

If the window doesn't shutdown on its own then reboot the system manually.
On reboot the system will start the chkdsk operation
This one will take longer then chkdsk /f

Note... there are 5 stages...

It may appear to hang at a certain percent for an hour or more or even back up and go over the same area...this is normal...
DO NOT SHUT YOUR COMPUTER DOWN WHILE CHKDSK IS RUNNING OR YOU CAN HAVE SEVERE PROBLEMS
This can take several hours to complete so you may want to run it overnight.
When completed it will hopefully boot the system back into Windows.

Let us know how it goes.
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