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hi guys i have a question..my 80gigs started to fail.... still good for me..
is like 6 years old ..well i run a scn in active@ file recovery 7.1 .. it detected some bad sectors fat's bad sectors asa well...my question is...
-if make a partition where the drive is ok ..let's say for example from 10gigs throught 60 gigs..
..performance on hard drive will improve...?

...if so... i don't know how to make it.. can get a partition program...
-now please ..take a look at this,,this is the log from file recovery 7.1 about my hard drive:..

I 08/24/07 16:31:53 Active@ File Recovery is licensed to: FileRecovery, Corporate License
I 08/24/07 16:32:30 Device scan started on Hard Disk 0 (ST380021A 74.53 GB)
I 08/24/07 16:32:30 Scanning ST380021A ...
I 08/24/07 16:32:30 Detected Partition [0:] Starts at 63 sector Sectors: 156280257 Size: 74.52 GB File System: NTFS Status: [Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:32:41 Detected Partition [1:NO NAME] Starts at 870256 sector Sectors: 2097207 Size: 1.000 GB File System: FAT32 Status: [Poor]
I 08/24/07 16:32:41 Detected Partition [2:NO NAME] Starts at 870250 sector Sectors: 2097207 Size: 1.000 GB File System: FAT32 Status: [Poor]
I 08/24/07 16:32:41 Detected Partition [3:NO NAME] Starts at 870260 sector Sectors: 2097207 Size: 1.000 GB File System: FAT32 Status: [Poor]
I 08/24/07 16:32:41 Detected Partition [4:NO NAME] Starts at 870254 sector Sectors: 2097207 Size: 1.000 GB File System: FAT32 Status: [Poor]
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Detected Partition [5:] Starts at 15309814 sector Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Detected Partition [6:] Starts at 15315987 sector Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Status upgraded to [Poor] for partition [6:] (Start sector: 15315987 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Detected Partition [7:] Starts at 15312883 sector Sectors: 10325 Size: 5.042 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Very Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Status upgraded to [Bad] for partition [7:] (Start sector: 15312883 Sectors: 10325 Size: 5.042 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Status upgraded to [Not Bad] for partition [6:Boot] (Start sector: 15315987 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Detected Partition [8:] Starts at 15319091 sector Sectors: 140982397 Size: 67.23 GB File System: NTFS Status: [Very Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Status upgraded to [Acceptable] for partition [6:Boot] (Start sector: 15315987 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:44 Status upgraded to [Good] for partition [6:Boot] (Start sector: 15315987 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Detected Partition [9:] Starts at 15650486 sector Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Detected Partition [10:] Starts at 15656659 sector Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Status upgraded to [Poor] for partition [10:] (Start sector: 15656659 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Detected Partition [11:] Starts at 15653555 sector Sectors: 10325 Size: 5.042 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Very Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Status upgraded to [Bad] for partition [11:] (Start sector: 15653555 Sectors: 10325 Size: 5.042 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Status upgraded to [Not Bad] for partition [10:Boot] (Start sector: 15656659 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Detected Partition [12:] Starts at 15659763 sector Sectors: 140641725 Size: 67.06 GB File System: NTFS Status: [Very Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Status upgraded to [Acceptable] for partition [10:Boot] (Start sector: 15656659 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:35:48 Status upgraded to [Good] for partition [10:Boot] (Start sector: 15656659 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:43:28 Status upgraded to [Poor] for partition [0:] (Start sector: 63 Sectors: 156280257 Size: 74.52 GB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:43:28 Status upgraded to [Not Bad] for partition [0:] (Start sector: 63 Sectors: 156280257 Size: 74.52 GB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:48:00 Detected Partition [13:] Starts at 72198174 sector Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:48:00 Detected Partition [14:] Starts at 72204347 sector Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:48:01 Status upgraded to [Poor] for partition [14:] (Start sector: 72204347 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:48:01 Detected Partition [15:] Starts at 72201243 sector Sectors: 10325 Size: 5.042 MB File System: NTFS Status: [Very Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:48:01 Status upgraded to [Bad] for partition [15:] (Start sector: 72201243 Sectors: 10325 Size: 5.042 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:48:01 Status upgraded to [Not Bad] for partition [14:Boot] (Start sector: 72204347 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:48:01 Detected Partition [16:] Starts at 72207451 sector Sectors: 84094037 Size: 40.10 GB File System: NTFS Status: [Very Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:48:01 Status upgraded to [Acceptable] for partition [14:Boot] (Start sector: 72204347 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:48:01 Status upgraded to [Good] for partition [14:Boot] (Start sector: 72204347 Sectors: 6174 Size: 3.015 MB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:50:22 Detected Partition [17:] Starts at 27357511 sector Sectors: 128943977 Size: 61.49 GB File System: NTFS Status: [Very Bad]
I 08/24/07 16:50:22 Status upgraded to [Acceptable] for partition [0:] (Start sector: 63 Sectors: 156280257 Size: 74.52 GB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 16:50:22 Status upgraded to [Good] for partition [0:] (Start sector: 63 Sectors: 156280257 Size: 74.52 GB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 17:14:08 Status upgraded to [Excellent] for partition [0:] (Start sector: 63 Sectors: 156280257 Size: 74.52 GB File System: NTFS)
I 08/24/07 17:14:08 Device scan completed [found 18 partitions and 0 files]
I 08/24/07 17:17:52 Saving scan results ...
I 08/24/07 17:17:54 Scan results successfully saved to 'C:\Documents and Settings\XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX\My Documents\ST380021A 3.10 Super Scan Results.scn'

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I did that process before but sad to say I did not use the hard disk anymore after trying to partition the good side.

If I were you, do scandisk. Backup all your files first before anything else.

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Done that 2x before in two hard disks but all failed to partition the good side.

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