low level format utility (zero fill)

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by bruor, Oct 30, 2002.

  1. bruor

    bruor Guest

    hi all i am trying to do a reinstall on a toshiba satellite 2100cdt for a friend and it is showing bad sectors. i want to see if a zero fill could remedy his problems. any suggestions or utilities would be very help ful

    thanks a lot
  2. oDin

    oDin xp m0nk3y

    vancouver, bc
    low level formats are risky. if you want to do one you will need a to find out the maker of the hard disk. their site will most likely have a utility that will allow you to do it
  3. bruor

    bruor Guest

    i checked its a toshiba drive but they dont offer any utilities. i used to have one called lysol but i cant seem to find it anywhere.