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Check Hard drive for bad sectors or bad blocks in linux

Aug 13, 2014, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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badblocks is the command or utility in linux like operating system which can scan or test our hard disk and external drive for bad sectors. Bad sectors or bad blocks is the space of the disk which can't be used due to the permanent damage or OS is unable to access it.

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