[rescue] Bad Sectors

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Thu Jan 25 13:45:35 CST 2007

On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 11:37:42AM -0800, velociraptor wrote:
> +1 to this.  Spinright is a great program, very reminiscent of Norton
> back in it's heyday.  It's a permanent part of my data recovery
> toolbox.
> It has this "last ditch" feature for refreshing bad/weak sectors.

spinrite is the ONLY thing useful to come from Steve Gibson/GRC.

It resurrected a "dead" 40G IDE drive from one of my TiVo systems
(I upgraded the tivo to 120G, but ran spinrite on the old drive


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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