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I can't find, or don't know how to ask the question to find, the answer to this.  I ran Vivard  v 0.4 on a 2.5" WD 500 HDD I have mounted in a desktop with and adapter.  This HDD is old, it  has been laying on my desk for a couple of years.  When I couldn't get the 80 GB HDD to work I installed the 500 GB.  As old as it was I ran Vivard to see what shape it was in.  So...

First question:  The "squares" that show the progress of Vivard equated one sector.  But in running Vivard it showed 40 errors and 40 remaps.  When Vivard finished it showed only one square red box.  Again I have always believe that represented on sector.  But on the right side of the screen was a list that listed forty different listing like 722114575 UNC with a down arrow to the left.  Isn't this a listing of sectors.  The at the top it said that the number I just showed had been successful remaped.  It said nothing about the other 39.  So, does the list of numbers represent sectors, does the squares represent sectors.  If the numbers represent sectors why was their onlyl one red box. Or, does the squares not represent sectors.  Hope this makes sense.

Second question:  What does UNC at the end of the numbers mean?

I am cornfused and any help would be appreciated.  Thanks.

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Take a look see here

That should get you in the right direction to find out,  I never had to use Vivard, but some of those red box's you may see could be corrupted or non-removable sectors that are needed,  it could represent the computer system or Windows,  look and get back to us :biggrin:

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