Is my hard drive failing?

Hd
Should I be scared ?
brian ramdhaniCT Technician Asked:
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
I suggest to move / migrate your data to another HDD, then full format (not quick) this HDD. restore your data back  and test it again.

Also after an Image backup as suggested by Andrew you can run CHKDSK /R on that DISK. it takes some hours but leave it to finish.
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
That pictur is not clear.
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
If you click the pic it shows clear
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Andrew LeniartSenior EditorCommented:
I wouldn't be ignoring that warning slingshot.. do an image backup if you haven't already.. Use something like Acronis
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
The pending sector count failed
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
How log do you have this drive ?  if more than 7 years then you need a regular backup time to time and be ready to replace it.
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
This a refurbish pc so I dunno how old the HD is
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
You can use that HDD, Just do a regular Image Backup (with Acronis)  as suggested by Andrew in case of something went wrong.  
Also you can try CHKDSK /r to fix that errors.
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
This is a mac not pc
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Any way Urgent data backup /  hardware replacement is recommended.
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Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
Use some backup software like AOMEI Backuper free and replace hard drive.
This message indicate PREDICTIVE FAIL, so your disk will die very soon.

You can try hard format but I think it will come up with marked Bad Sectors.
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
The guys above are willing you to use some Acrnois or Aomey Windows tools to backup your drive. Dunno why.

Well, the current pending sector count means that a typical operation which takes place in a background of the drive cannot be done. 192 bad sectos awaiting remapping to reserved area. This is too much. If this is an internal HDD for the system then you have to replace it. Buy a new HDD or SSD and reinstall your MacOSX onto new drive.
To backup your data just use a copy paste to copy out the data to external drive.
There are some tools like Super Duper or Time Machine which take backup of macOSX system. Which are designed to do backups of Apple systems.
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dbruntonCommented:
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I've done a copy/edit of the posted graphic,  I think the user has taken a photo with a mobile phone and posted that here.

As for the question see noxcho's comment.
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nobusCommented:
i suggest to test the drive with the WD diagnostics - Data lifeguard :https://support.wdc.com/downloads.aspx?p=3
do a short test - then backup your data

i often had success repairing drives with HDDRegenerator ( not free) http://www.dposoft.net/hdd.html
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serialbandCommented:
You can check your mack model type and age by entering the serial number from your About This Mac dialog box into everymac.com and you can check warranty coverage on the Apple site.
https://everymac.com/ultimate-mac-lookup/
https://checkcoverage.apple.com

If your Mac is more than 3 years old, you should get a new disk and swap it out.
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Refurbished machine - no warranty or replacement.
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serialbandCommented:
Apple's own refurbished systems comes with Apple Care.  You can also purchase the extended AppleCare.

Look up the serial number to see what age it is and what it supports.  If it's purchased from other stores, it likely won't have the warranty, but some vendors were allowed to have extended AppleCare on their refurbished systems.  If it's 3 years past the purchase date, then you should just replace the disk.
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David AndersTechnician Commented:
DriveDX will produce reports for Internal hard drives for 2 weeks evaluation period.
It should produce the same results.
SuperDuper is my choice for cloning drives it is free. Carbon Copy Cloner is another option.
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nobusCommented:
and before taking back a drive, they will ask you to run a diagnostic on it - in most cases
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
>> This a refurbish pc so I dunno how old the HD is
Check the WDC warranty page: https://support.wdc.com/warranty/warrantystatus.aspx

It shows the drive is "OEM Product" so likely original for that Mac.

Even though it's a refurb, you could have some warranty. We can buy reform Mac hardware at Leapp and get 6 months or a year warranty.
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
The explaination was given in comment 42397606
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