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If your computer uses a Seagate hard drive, download [https://www.seagate.com/files/www-content/support-content/downloads/seatools/_shared/downloads/SeaToolsforWindowsSetup.exe|this].
 
If your computer has a Hitachi drive, download [https://www.hgst.com/sites/default/files/downloads/WinDFT095.zip|this].
 
If your computer uses a Western Digital or other brand drive, download [http://downloads.wdc.com/windlg/WinDlg_v1_31.zip|this].
 
Each of these has an expanded or long test which will test each physical sector, and in some cases repair bad sectors by remapping the drive's sector layout.

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If your computer uses a Seagate hard drive, download [https://www.seagate.com/files/www-content/support-content/downloads/seatools/_shared/downloads/SeaToolsforWindowsSetup.exe|this].

If your computer has a Hitachi drive, download [https://www.hgst.com/sites/default/files/downloads/WinDFT095.zip|this].

If your computer uses a Western Digital or other brand drive, download [http://downloads.wdc.com/windlg/WinDlg_v1_31.zip|this].

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