Bad clustor - Shoud I be concerned?

When trying to create a backup using Drive Image 5, an error was displayed. I can't recll the exact wording but there was some reference to "cluster".

I scanned my C drive and Windows XP reported that there was a bad cluster. After the scan opertion was complete and the PC booted into Windows, I tried again with DI5 and the image was created without any problem.

How concerned should I be about the condition of my hard drive? Could this be a sign of a potential failure?

Many thanks.

  Lozzy 15:03 06 Apr 03

bad Cluster usually means the HDD is on its way out. So make sure you have up to date back ups.. Just to be safe

That's worrying, Lozzy. I've only had the drive since September of last year.

  graham 15:13 06 Apr 03

There used to be a product that would add lustre to your cluster, now what was it called...

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