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Best Answer zep516 , 19 October 2019 - 04:59 PM

Hello KiwiProbie, It's the amount of sectors (100) in your case the drive had to reallocate due to them going bad (all drives have some spare area that they use for this, if it runs out of spare s... Go to the full post »


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What does this mean with the reallocation and is there a way to do it?

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Hello KiwiProbie,

It's the amount of sectors (100) in your case the drive had to reallocate due to them going bad (all drives have some spare area that they use for this, if it runs out of spare sectors you will start getting corrupted data and the drive will fail eventually). You should have a back up of all your data on this drive as with any drive. I'm not sure how many sectors can be reallocated before it fails completely but it's certainty a warning sign in my opinion.
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Ok thank you.


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