Scott, does the appearance of a bad sector qualify as a hard-drive failure in your book?
Post subject: Re: Qualify as failure?
Posted: Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:33 pm
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For modern drives, yes. Modern drives have spare sectors that are mapped in place of bad sectors when the drive is new. If any additional bad sectors appear I would consider the drive not trustworthy. Scott.
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