WD disk errors, boot issues and possible bad blocks

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  1. Megahertz's Avatar
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       #11

    An image can also be done as copy data or copy sector by sector.
    Sector by sector is normally done on a very bad disk so you can work on the cloned drive to try to retrieve data from it.
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  2. Posts : 1,407
       #12

    You all are great - thanks for confirming what I thought I knew :)
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  3. Samuria's Avatar
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       #13

    Makes no sense cloning as many files may be corrupted so a whole host of problems and have to do a clean install in the end
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  4. Megahertz's Avatar
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       #14

    Samuria said:
    Makes no sense cloning as many files may be corrupted so a whole host of problems and have to do a clean install in the end
    I agree.
    OP should backup his data and do a clean install on the new disk
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