Flobo Hard Disk Repair compatibility issue.Yes, the application works for Windows XP operating systems. Windows Vista or Windows 7 is not supported at this time. If you try to use it on a non-supported OS, it you will give you the following error:
Flobo Hard Disk Repair 4.1 is a program designed to fix hard disks damaged because of bad sectors.
Bad sectors are those sectors that cannot be accessed, read or write. As a result of bad sectors, the operating system is not able to access data. Consequently, operating system freezes when trying to read and copy data from your disk. When a hard drive is subject to this kind of errors, the disk basically cannot be used because a small amount of sectors ( one or several dozens of total of 900 millions of sectors – in case of a 500 Gs HDD) that are faulty. The Flobo Hard Disk Repair can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data.