Forum Thread: How to Repair Bad Sectors in Windows 7

Bad sectors are sections of your computer's hard drive that have been damaged, and have lost the ability to save and store your data. In most cases, bad sectors are the result of internal physical damage in your computer, such as magnetic disk failure, and can sometimes corrupt your saved data.

In this tutorial we are going to learn How to Repair Bad Sectors in Windows 7. Please go through the step by step guide below and watch the video for clear understanding.

How to Repair Bad Sectors in Windows 7

Step 1: Close Any Open Files on the Affected Disk Drive.

Step 2: Open Your Start Menu.

Step 3: Select "Computer" from the Start Menu.

Step 4: Open the Properties Menu for the Affected Disk Drive.

Step 5: Click on the "Tools" Tab.

Step 6: Click on the "Check Now" Button.

Step 7: Place a Check Mark Within the Box Next to "Scan for and Attempt Recovery of Bad Sectors."

Step 8: Click on the "Start" button to repair the bad sectors on the affected disk drive.

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