New HDD Bad Sectors

  GBL 08:57 21 Sep 2003
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I am using XP pro, having just replaced the HDD due to loads of bad sectors in the old one, I now have 20kb appeared in the new one which I only put in 3 days ago. Is this a fault of my PC??

Should I take it back to PC World??

My processor fan did stop and overheat the system to a standstill yesturday, before the bad sectors appeared.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 09:03 21 Sep 2003

'My processor fan did stop and overheat the system to a standstill yesturday, before the bad sectors appeared'......I think you may have answered your own question ;-P

If the system overheats, then there will be damage caused to other parts. OTOH, 20kbs is not a lot to worry over, providing it is not near the start of the disk.

I feel that if you took it back to PCW they might be in the right to refuse to change it as there was a related problem. Overheating system = bad news.

G

  GBL 09:23 21 Sep 2003

See what you mean, thanks.

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