disk crash or bad sectors

when I am installing ubuntu on VirtualBox it crashes, and possible it due to a faulty hard drive… please assist with the resolution


Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.


What is the exact error that you get? If it is indeed a problem with the actual physical hard drive, I would recommend swapping it with a new one if possible.

Alternatively, you could deploy an Ubuntu Droplet on DigitalOcean directly and it will be up and running in less than a minute:

Best, Bobby