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    Scanning for bad sectors

    Under Windows, scandisk is run to check for bad sectors. Is it possible to do the same under Ubuntu? If so, how?
    Last edited by badaveil; March 20th, 2013 at 04:24 PM.

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    Re: Scanning for bad sectors


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    Re: Scanning for bad sectors

    Quote Originally Posted by ManamiVixen View Post
    Wow, this geek's advice is really, really helpful. Thanks alot for pointing me in that direction.

    Mr. Moderator. Now how do I end this thread and say the problem's 'SOLVED'?
    Last edited by badaveil; March 20th, 2013 at 12:52 AM.

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    Re: Scanning for bad sectors

    badaveil; Interum work-a-round for "solved":
    Go to the first post in your thread. Click on "Edit Post". Now click on the orange "Go Advanced" button. In the advanced editor change the prefix to "SOLVED". Now click on the orange "Save Changes" button.
    Problem still ? -> graphical instruction :
    http://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnansweredPostsTeam/SolvedThreads


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    Re: Scanning for bad sectors

    Quote Originally Posted by Bashing-om View Post
    badaveil; Interum work-a-round for "solved":

    Problem still ? -> graphical instruction :
    http://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnansweredPostsTeam/SolvedThreads

    Thank you

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