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@astabada, why bother? The adapter is about $20. I was thinking of doing something on the cheap, but with the adapter, why not just buy a sata ssd? It defeats the purpose for probably most use cases.


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Short answer: Backup your data and replace the drive as soon as possible, it is failing Long answer: Yes, you should be worried... The drive is failing, it may die as your reading this, or it could go for months or years, but it is failing 393k sectors is very excessive and the fact it is increasing means the drive is continuing to degrade. Acronis has a ...


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Pending sectors are a bad thing; a very bad thing. It means there is data on the disk that the hard drive is unable to read. The drive want to mark that sector as bad, and begin using one of the drive's space sectors to replace it. But it cannot do that until it can correctly read what is on that sector. If you happen to try to read what is in that sector ...



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