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Norton Ghost hard drive copy ignores "ignore bad sectors"
I am attempting to use Norton Ghost 15 to copy my old hard drive. My old hard drive has minor issues with bad sectors. Also I want to avoid reinstalling all my programs, so a simple backup of documents will not do the job. I have duly tried to use Norton Ghost 15’s “Copy my hard drive” to create a new hard drive. As I am aware of the bad sectors issue, I did tick off the “ignore bad sectors” option. However I keep getting an error message:
"Error EC8F17B3: Cannot complete copying of (C:\) drive. Error EC8F0409: Cannot copy source drive to destination location.
"Warning AC8F1FCC: The type of errors encountered indicate that this hard disk drive is about to fail. It is recommended that this drive be replaced soon. To ignore this error and backup this drive, select "Ignore bad sectors during copy" from the advanced options in the Drive Backup Wizard.
"Warning A7C30019: The type of errors encountered indicate that this hard disk drive is about to fail. It is recommended that this drive be replaced soon. To ignore this error and backup this drive, select the ignore bad sectors option. (UMI:V-281-3215-6067)
"Details: Source: Norton Ghost"
I did select the “ignore bad sectors”, but Ghost seems to ignore this and then advises me to do something that I did in any case. How does one get past this? I am actually following Ghost's advice by replacing the drive, so this is rather frustrating.
PS: How does one change one's user name for these forums? I have been up down through all the options, but where it does appear it is grayed out.
PS: The word verification at the bottom of the posting page is buggy.