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This may be due to a media or read error. Several instances of track information could not be found. This may be an anomaly or a defect with the drive. This may be due to a defect with the drive or a bad connection. http://3cq.org/western-digital/western-digital-error-108.php

Re-test Drive 136 Bad Sector Sector Marked Bad Error. Important: If the hard drive includes a Western Digital Virtual CD-Rom (VCD) drive, this partition will not be removed by performing a low-level format on the drive. I have a machine with 12 drives in it. 4 different controllers, 2 different power supplies, 11 different cables. Drive should be replaced.

Re-test Drive 135 DRQ Timeout Timeout from checking Data ReQuest Timeout (DRQ) bit. Re-Test Drive 104 Drive Not Ready The drive did not properly respond to test commands. The drive is defect free.

Reply Reply with quote Complain pchaplo OP • Senior Member • Posts: 1,420 Adam, thanks - that what I needed to know (nt) In reply to Adam Gardner • This is the pretest initialization code which indicates a drive is ready to be tested, but has not yet been tested. this value is decreased and the sector is not remapped read sectors will not remap the sectors, it will ony be remapped on a failure write attempt value: 89 and i This may be due to a media or read error.

Retest. The drive has failed and must be replaced. Ensure that you are using the latest version of diagnostic utility and that your cable is in good working condition. https://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=11711 This may be due to a media or read/write error.

Retest. Fast, and good enough if all you want to do is repartition it. Fast, and good enough if all you want to do is repartition it. There could be media errors present on this drive.

This may be due to a media error. https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/923686 It is called Zap, takes a fraction of a second to run and basically writes over the boot sector of the disk. It is feasible to download the file from the net so long as it is a system file. If sure that this is the desired step to be taken, then click Yes to each of them.

Replace Drive 207 SMART status failed before the media scan. http://3cq.org/western-digital/western-digital-virus-error.php This error occurs when the drive could not read Track Zero. It also may be due to a defective connection. Please contact the system vendor for the above-mentioned information.

Drive should be replaced. If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. The drive may not have been accessed properly possibly due to a bad connection. Check This Out Return to Top Using WD SmartWare (Not a true low level format, only for some external drives) To fully erase a WD external hard drive using WD SmartWare software, please follow

Follow the steps below for instructions on how to use this method: Download Windows Data Lifeguard Diagnostics from the download page. Re-Test Drive 105 BUSY GLITCH The drive did not properly respond to test commands. May need to run DLGUDMA to set the drive to a slower speed or replace the IDE cable.

Test complete Defect Free 224 Errors not Repaired Errors found and have not been repaired.

If ECC occurs, use Data Lifeguard for additional error correction. This may be due to a media error. Once the desired method has been determined, press the Next button. Does the fact that shred writes random data instead of just zeros make a difference?

It simply reports what the disk itself is saying. Browse other questions tagged hard-drive smart bad-sectors sectors or ask your own question. Log In Write Zeros Error WD External Drives WD Portable Drives 20_MB 2012-07-19 16:33:57 UTC #1 Hi there, this is my first message on this board. this contact form ECC is a hardware correction technique that corrects errors.

Once WD SmartWare is running, select the desired drive from the Home screen, and then click on the Settings tab. It also may be due to a defective connection. Re-test Drive 140 DRQ TIMEOUT ECC The drive did not properly respond to test commands.