05-07-2011 12:34 PM
It's difficult to assess your reasoning. Why do you want/need to LLF any drive?
Is this the internal OS drive, or an external your trying to prep.
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05-07-2011 07:22 PM
When a hard drive is manufactured, a bad sector table is established so that data allocation skips over the bad spots. Many hard drives have bad spots on the surface. Using a low level format program will wipe out the factory bad sector table. That is not a good idea.
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