The device, \Device\Harddisk2\D, has a bad block. - Event 7 in Event Manger.

By raffaelc
Sep 5, 2007
  1. Hello!

    Today I looked through the Event Manager Utility of Windows XP and I've seen this error there, about 15 times.

    The device, \Device\Harddisk2\D, has a bad block.

    Event 7.

    Does this mean that I have a bad on my HDD or could it be some error, like windows can't read a corrupted file?
    Thank you!
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Backing it up and reformatting it may help. Before that, error check it.
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