Quote: Originally Posted by Indianatone
Try this repair tool on your hard drive. You might have a failing hard drive so create a boot disc on another machine and run the tools supplied by the manufacturer of your hard drive. Find them easily here: Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure
it appears my drive is bad. would not pass either long or short test using Seatools for dos. a bunch of bad sectors were detected but the utility is unable to fix it.
Fortunately the drive is still under warranty, so i have a replacement on the way...
what a drag, i hate starting over