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HDD

The first value marked in yellow is seen in the picture and the other is:
Current pending Sector Count Current:100 Worst:100 Threshold:0 Raw Values:000000000003
Whatever this problem is, is making my PC freeze. Is there any way to solve this?
What is wrong with my HDD?

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It means that the drive is detecting bad sectors and reallocating them to "spare" sectors on the drive. A few such sectors is fairly normal, but if you start getting more and more the drive is dying and should be replaced (or at least backed up) ASAP. –  Daniel R Hicks Sep 19 '12 at 2:36
    
Why does it cause my computer to freeze?? –  Fasih Khatib Sep 19 '12 at 2:37
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When it encounters a bad sector it spends time trying to read it, playing tricks such as moving the read/write head slightly to one side or the other, reading several times and trying to take the "average" of the data, etc. This all takes time. –  Daniel R Hicks Sep 19 '12 at 2:38
    
@DanielRHicks So lets assume that it is about to fail and I have to buy a new one, I will lose my genuine OS. Is there anyway to back that up? –  Fasih Khatib Sep 19 '12 at 2:40
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@ekaj product key never show up there he can use a third party tool for that. –  avirk Sep 19 '12 at 3:05

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Every drive comes with a "reserve". If there is a bad sector, the drive tries to re-allocate that sector. Basically it tries to save the drive.

While this seem like a solution, it's just a dirty workaround.
Once this happens, you should always get a new replacement.

From the SMART Wikipedia article:

Count of reallocated sectors. When the hard drive finds a read/write/verification error, it marks that sector as "reallocated" and transfers data to a special reserved area (spare area). This process is also known as remapping, and reallocated sectors are called "remaps". The raw value normally represents a count of the bad sectors that have been found and remapped. Thus, the higher the attribute value, the more sectors the drive has had to reallocate. This allows a drive with bad sectors to continue operation; however, a drive which has had any reallocations at all is significantly more likely to fail in the near future.[2] While primarily used as a metric of the life expectancy of the drive, this number also affects performance. As the count of reallocated sectors increases, the read/write speed tends to become worse because the drive head is forced to seek to the reserved area whenever a remap is accessed. A workaround which will preserve drive speed at the expense of capacity is to create a disk partition over the region which contains remaps and instruct the operating system to not use that partition.

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