Repair a Hard Disk Drive easily – HDD / SSD – Diagnosis and Repair

Repair a Hard Disk Drive easily or repairing a broken HDD hard disk or SSD can be very simple, learn how to do it with our complete tutorial, thanks to the utility we share ! Repair them now !

Repair a Hard Disk Drive broken or buggued :

Repair a broken HDD hard disk maybe very simple, know how to do with our complete tutorial, thanks to the utility we share !

Do you have any problems with your hard drive ?

Reading problems, your Windows does not start ?

This is probably a problem with your internal hard drive.

We’ll teach you how to repair a hard disk drive, this method work for SSD drive too.

We will explain and show you how to repair and diagnose your hard disk, we advise you to diagnose your hard disk regularly, to find the defective sectors and parts in order to correct them using the utility we will present to you !


How to Repair an HDD ?

It’s very simple, first of all, you should know how a hard disk works, we give you some links to inform you more deeply, how a hard disk works.

Take your defective hard disk or the hard disk you want to test with you !

We will test it sector by sector to find potential repairable errors, in most cases, defective sectors will be repaired using the utility.

  • Download Hiren’s Boot CD.
  • Download and Burn the ISO file to a DVD with Imgburn (click to download him).
  • Insert the DVD into your drive and place your CD/DVD drive first in your BIOS.
  • Follow the rest of the tutorial.

Hiren’s Boot CD is a software suite compiled on an image file, which allows, thanks to its utilities, to diagnose a computer completely, it integrates of course other partitioning software and many others.

We strongly recommend that you burn the ISO image with Imgburn, install imgburn and click on “Write image file to Disc”, the burning software will burn Hiren’s boot CD without any errors :

Repair a hard disk drive
Select the “Write image file to disc” option to burn the image to your CD or DVD.

Once the burning is finished, a message will appear, you will then be able to restart your computer and enter your BIOS menu, during the restart press the DEL / Delete or F10 key, depending on your motherboard or your computer.

Set the boot priority of your computer on your CD/DVD drive :

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Go to the “Boot” tab to change the priorities.
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And place your player in the first position using the indicated keys.

If you are in trouble, consult this mini-tutorial: Modify the BIOS Boot Order.


Diagnose and repair a hard disk drive :

Here we are in the final stages, once the Boot priorities are in place, launch Hiren’s boot by rebooting your computer!

This first page will be displayed :

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We will go to the HDD tab and press Enter !
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We will then select the “Diagnosis” tab which corresponds to diagnosis.
SSD repair
We will go down to the bottom of the list and select “Vivard V0.4” and press Enter.
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Vivard starts, select the Boot Silent mode and the tool for repair a hard disk drive will be launched !
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Vivard’s main menu, select your hard disk by pressing enter.
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Once selected, perform a surface test with sector remapping.
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Press enter several times to start diagnosing and repairing your hard disk drive.

Once all the steps have been followed to the letter, the diagnosis of your hard disk will start, if it finds errors displayed in red, these are defective sectors and need to be replaced in the right places, vivard will take care of them and return them to the appropriate place so that your hard disk is repaired.

hdd diagnosis in progress
Diagnosis in progress on our hard disk, no errors at the moment.

The test can last from 20 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the size of your hard disk.

(total number of sectors to be tested).

HDD repaired
Diagnosis 100% complete, no errors, we are happy.

At the end of the test Vivard will show you the number of remapped sectors and if everything goes well, your windows or applications that had problems will work perfectly !

A case of a completely damaged hard disk drive :

Hard disk drive completely broken
Damaged hard disk and unrepairable errors.

This type of error is certainly due to the wear and tear of your hard disk, or to the shocks it could have suffered during its use, the errors displayed “UNC with a red cross”, are irreparable errors, you will not be able to do anything except send your hard disk to a clean room to try to recover your data (if they are irrecoverable on your side).

For Cleanroom Data Recovery jsut go on : SecureDataRecovery.

Now you know how to repair a hard disk drive !

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