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OH Smeg

These are faulty areas on the HDD and as such can not be repaired you need to replace the Hard Disc Drive.

However depending on what is actually reporting the Bad Sectors sometimes Software can incorrectly Report Bad Sectors and all you need do then is remove that software and rescan the HDD.

Though before doing that you should use the HDD Makers Testing Utility on the HDD to see if it actually passes the Makers Test or if it is failing and starting it's trip to Silicon Heaven. You can get the HDD Makers Testing Utility from the HDD Makers Web Site.

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