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Disk Surface Test

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    About "Disk Surface Test"

    Sometimes, when you perform some specific operations or open some files, your computer is significantly running slow or the disk is ticking. This problem might occur when there are some bad sectors on your hard disk. Nevertheless, how to confirm whether there is bad sector?

    MiniTool Partition Wizard can help you since it provides Disk Surface Test function to scan each sector status by reading data from the sector. After scanning, disk block without reading error will be marked with green color, and disk block with reading error will be marked with red. If there are some bad sectors, please first transfer all data on this disk out and then use specific software to shield logical bad track. After shielding, if there are still red color, you have to turn to professionals to repair the physical bad sector.

    How to Make Disk Surface Test

    Step 1. Click the target disk to select "Surface Test" from the left action panel, or right click the target disk at first, and then select "Surface Test" from the drop-down menu.

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    Step 2. Click "Start Now" button in the new window to start disk surface test. Then, this software will automatically test the disk surface and show you the result.

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    After reading MiniTool Partition Wizard Tutorial, you know how to check whether the hard disk has bad sectors.