Many times when our pen drive becomes more usable then the windows would pop-up the error regarding bad sector. As your pen drive becomes older & the sector of pen drive contains some bad sector. These sector keep on increasing with the period of usage of pen drive. Pen drive Bad sector are those sectors which are unused by the pen drive. If these unused sector kept increasing , one day your pen drive will become unusable.
This article will provide you a method to remove the pen drive bad sector. For this you need a computer with windows operating system. Basically there are two types of bad sector.
Logical Bad sectors :– These bad sectors occur due to a software error
Physical Bad sectors :- Physical bad sectors are happened if any physical damage is done to the storage device. Storage can be hard disk or pen drive.
Remove Pen Drive Bad Sector using Windows 10
As you insert the pen drive to your computer , you must have seen this message on your screen.This one of the inbuilt feature of windows which will ask you to remove the bad sector in few minutes.
Sometimes we do not get any message as shown above. In that case you can follow the steps to remove the bad sector of your storage device.
Insert your pen drive in the computer.
As your pen drive will be detected , Go to This PC folder & right click on it.
Click on the Properties option.
A property window will appear on the screen. Click on the Tools tab.
In the tools tab, click on check button.
A window will appear select “Scan for & attempt recovery” of bad sector”.
Click on start , this process will take few minutes according to your media storage condition.
After the check up a window will appear which will give you two options. One will be “Schedule on next restart” or Restart.
You should select restart if you want to remove error immediately or other option as per your need.