How to remove bad sectors?

Question

How to remove bad sectors? OR how to improve the system performance?

My system is slowed down too much.It takes more time to open applications and games

Answer

This question was answered on February 9, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

You can use the Error-checking tool to check for file system errors and bad sectors on your hard disk.

1 Select the local disk you want to check

2 On the File menu, click Properties

3 On the Tools tab, under Error-checking, click Check Now

4 Under Check disk options, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box

After the bad sectors have been located and fix, your system should start to run faster.

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Posted by Kera of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 9, 2005