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What's DOS?
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Registered: ‎11-04-2011
Location: Malaysia
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HDD Target Read Tests Failed (Error code: WHD20-FG0)

Hi there all,

 

My SL410 encountered the above error during the HW tests. Is there a way to fix the above error?

 

THNKS

Max

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Re: HDD Target Read Tests Failed (Error code: WHD20-FG0)

Hello,

 

Try running CHKDSK in the auto-fix mode and then rerun the tests.

 

Good luck!

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Location: Toronto, Canada
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Re: HDD Target Read Tests Failed (Error code: WHD20-FG0)

I'd make sure you have a backup of all of your data though.

Try CHKDSK first. Also consider investing in SpinRite or HDD Regenerator.
W520: 2720QM, Q2000M at 1082/1376, 32GB RAM, 500GB + 750GB HDD, FHD screen & MB168B+
X61T: L7500, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, XGA screen, Ultrabase
W550s: 5600U, K620M at 1164/1281, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 3K touchscreen
X200s: SL9400, 6GB RAM, 160GB HDD, WXGA+ screen
TPT1: 1839-23U
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What's DOS?
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Re: HDD Target Read Tests Failed (Error code: WHD20-FG0)

thanks for the advice ColenelONeil,

 

I run the test with HDD Regenerator and detected the 4 bad sector area and relocated the data from that sector. 

Run the Lenovo Hard Drive Quick Tests and it didnt detect any errors..

 

Hope that the bad sectors doesn't increase/spread to other region.

 

THNKs again...

 

Max 

 

 

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Registered: ‎12-26-2009
Location: Toronto, Canada
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Re: HDD Target Read Tests Failed (Error code: WHD20-FG0)

Check again every few days. If it doesn't increase, then it sounds like a minor defect in the surface. If it increases steadily then you have an impending catastrophic failure.
W520: 2720QM, Q2000M at 1082/1376, 32GB RAM, 500GB + 750GB HDD, FHD screen & MB168B+
X61T: L7500, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, XGA screen, Ultrabase
W550s: 5600U, K620M at 1164/1281, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 3K touchscreen
X200s: SL9400, 6GB RAM, 160GB HDD, WXGA+ screen
TPT1: 1839-23U
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Re: HDD Target Read Tests Failed (Error code: WHD20-FG0)

Hello original poster,

 

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What's DOS?
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Re: HDD Target Read Tests Failed (Error code: WHD20-FG0)

Hi there,

 

So far the solution works but I have to do another scan just to make sure that the bad sector does not spread...

 

THNKs

Max