troubleshooting Question

Bad Block error in Event Viewer (Source "disk" with Event "7"), will mirroring the drive fix it?

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We have a server that is reporting numerous bad block errors in Event Viewer.  It gives the event ID of 7 and source of Disk.  We've had this machine restart itself several times over the weekend, and our offline backup will not complete (freezes at 99%, then restarts).  It is reporting the error on Disk 0 (C: drive), and we have three other disks (1,2,&3) in this server that are configured as RAID-5, but we have never used them (it's the E: drive and there is no data on that drive).  So, we're thinking of deleting the volume (RAID-5) and taking one of those drives and mirroring the C: drive to a newly available drive, but, will this work?  We ran chkdsk /r remotely, but it didn't fix the error or bad sector(s), so would we be copying over the problem?  
Possibly related: the log of our backup system reports an error of a msdblog.ldf file, block 24 every time this backup fails, so we didn't know if block 24 was the one and only cause of this error...
Thanks for the help!
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