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troubleshooting Question

Hard Disk Event ID 7

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Tekky007Flag for New Zealand asked on
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I got this error on one of my disks last night;

Log: System
Type: Error
Event: 7
Agent Time: 3:01:10 am 12-Mar-10
Event Time: 2:01:10 pm 11-Mar-10 UTC
Source: disk
Category: None
Username: N/A
Computer: ********
Description: The device, \Device\Harddisk1\DR3, has a bad block.

I have since found out this is the removable 500GB hard drive I use for backups on this server.  I use two and rotate between them, this disk has been down for three days I can see now.

Is there a way to recover the data from the two successful backups it did on Monday and Tuesday night, or should I just run some diagnostics and see what is wrong?

Under disk management it is coming up as not initialized and the volume is unallocated, this is a reasonably new disk as I had disk failure on the other backup disks around 3 months ago.

I get this event log error now when I try initialize the disk;

Log: System
Type: Error
Event: 10
Agent Time: 11:55:44 am 12-Mar-10
Event Time: 10:55:44 pm 11-Mar-10 UTC
Source: Virtual Disk Service
Category: None
Username: N/A
Computer: ***********
Description: VDS fails to write boot code on a disk during clean operation. Error code: 80070017@02070008

Any ideas where to go from here?
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