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Windows 7: Disk partition has no volume (Annoying)

21 Oct 2014   #21
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sagefilms View Post
yes i agree but it was the regular libraries-documents, music, pictures, videos

but im using the seagate for DOS and doing a long test, its taking a long time i will post the results when its done
You's better do the short test first. If that fails.... disk is faulty.
Anyway.. let the long test run for many hours now and post the results.


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21 Oct 2014   #22
sagefilms

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Long Test Errors

"...your seagate hard drive has failed an important diagnostic test, possibly caused by problem sectors which are difficult to read."
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21 Oct 2014   #23
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Do the short test as well. Post exact errors.
Help how to use it http://www.seagate.com/support/seato...lsDOSguide.pdf
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21 Oct 2014   #24
sagefilms

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it says the same thing, "bad sectors"
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21 Oct 2014   #25
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sagefilms View Post
it says the same thing, "bad sectors"
No other info shown on screen? No log file?
How old is the disk?
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21 Oct 2014   #26
sagefilms

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it basically just said it failed because of bad sectors and im doing a full erase, i dont care about the files in the hdd i can replace them

its a seagate momentus 320gb 7200.4... in an asus g60v
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21 Oct 2014   #27
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sagefilms View Post
it basically just said it failed because of bad sectors and im doing a full erase, i dont care about the files in the hdd i can replace them

its a seagate momentus 320gb 7200.4... in an asus g60v
Why do you think a "full erase" will fix bad sectors?
Still waranty? Warranty Validation
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21 Oct 2014   #28
sagefilms

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

maybe help somehow and idk where my brother bought it and i dont have the customer number
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21 Oct 2014   #29
sagefilms

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so apparently the erase did work and i was able to install windows 8.1 successfully. now im going to install windows 7 because i like it better.

Thank you for the help, and you were the only one
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21 Oct 2014   #30
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sagefilms View Post
so apparently the erase did work and i was able to install windows 8.1 successfully. now im going to install windows 7 because i like it better.

Thank you for the help, and you were the only one
Very strange.... real bad sectors can't be fixed that way.
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