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Event id 7 sourk disk

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Hi have windows 2003  server with sp1 and getting event id 7 source disk
 recently i had blue sceen and server was restated with event id 6008
and idea ?
Event Id: 7

Type: Error
The device, \Device\Harddisk0, has a bad block.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.


I had seen ms article 817755
but looks for win nt 4.0 and suggestions ??????????/
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1.    Stop - ensure that you have a good backup!
2.    Check that SMART is enabled for your HD - Any warnings?
3.    Run scandisk, if OK continue to use HD, if not, then time to replace, and reinstall:)

Your data is valuable - do you want to risk a bad drive?

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