Reallocation Event Count fail

One of my hard drives encountered a failure in its Reallocation Event Count, according to a S.M.A.R.T. report. How do I fix this?
Anton TajanlangitAsked:
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jhanceConnect With a Mentor Commented:
This is not something that can be repaired.

1) BACKUP your data immediately while you still can.
2) Stop using this drive for any purpose.
3) Replace the drive.


Also see:

http://www.ariolic.com/activesmart/smart-attributes/reallocation-event-count.html
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jamietonerCommented:
I agree with jhance, the smart error is telling you the drive is failing and needs to be replaced.
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