I OS stoppped loading then I found out there were bad sectors. I fixed them and resintalled windows 7(to C:,same old partition). I am moving to Widnows 8. So should I install the new OS on a different partition? (I am getting rid of Windows 7). CHKDSK fixed bad sectors. is it ok to resintall to the same partition or should I choose a different one?
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If the tool indicated that the sectors where fixed, you should be Ok to install on the same partition. However, bad sectors are generally an indication of a problem with the drive. Its not normal to encounter bad sectors. You may consider monitoring the situation, maintain current backups of your …
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