bad file sectors

  paul-790638 17:11 23 May 2007
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Hi i am trying to get rid of my fragmented red files on my harddrive. I do disk fragmentation on a regular basis but this still does not remove them. Im a complete novice where computers are concerned. So can anybody come up with a cheap easy solution. Many thanks

  Jackcoms 17:48 23 May 2007

"i am trying to get rid of my fragmented red files on my harddrive"

To be honest, you're probably on a hiding to nothing.

However often you defrag (and defragging TOO often is not advisable) there will always be some red defragmented areas on a hard drive.

Live with it - it's mot life threatening.

  Jackcoms 17:50 23 May 2007

Oops, third paragraph should read:

"there will always be some red fragmented areas"

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