Hitachi 1tb Drive Imminent Failure

I have a 'downloads' folder, and 'recorded tv' on that disk. It appears some of the downloads are gone, but the recorded tv folder still seems in tact. The drive is still working, but these are the kind of chances i don't take. I think the drive is less then 1yr old, so hopefully i can send it in for rma to hitachi. Ugh, this sucks.

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