There's two parts to this question. First some background, I have a 2.0 gigabyte harddrive that I originally had whole, then after some windows problems, I formatted the harddrive and partitioned it using Fdisk. I basically split the disk in half. Now, the main partition is ok, but the extended partition is developing bad sectors. So my question is, is there a wrong way to partition a drive? Is that the cause of my bad sectors? And if so, what's the correct way?