after a long defrag i get 3 sector down

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by mantra, Dec 29, 2005.

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  1. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

    Jan 25, 2005
    i downloaded a trial version of perfectdisk 7 , and i did a long defrag of my 200 giga maxtor drive
    after the defrag the smart utility did scream and did notice that 3 sectors are gone (the value goes down of 3 values)

    what could been happen? can a defrag damage an hardisk?

    does somebody know why and what can damage hardisk sectors?
  2. hadi

    hadi Guest

    Could be false alarm because of high temperature the hard disk reached. check errors and/or bad sectors with this free prog and see if it shows similar results download .zip file(no installer) / just unzip and double click
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