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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
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Posted By DirtyElf
is there a way to set the time it takes to turn...

is there a way to set the time it takes to turn off each disk separately?
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
hammer time

hammer time
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
1. failed, all sectors bad 2. < see attachment...

1. failed, all sectors bad
2. < see attachment >
3. http://bix.ucsd.edu/projects/hammer/hammer.jpg
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By DirtyElf
anyone have any idea if this is bad for my drive?...

anyone have any idea if this is bad for my drive? or a more elegant solution? i.e. wake the disk when computer is awake?
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
im going to do this 1. let photorec finish...

im going to do this

1. let photorec finish (~23 hours)
2. try chkdsk
3. http://www.shinyshiny.tv/assets_c/2009/10/151%20harddrive-thumb-240x180-93046.jpg
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
photorec is up to 60966 bad sectors, should I...

photorec is up to 60966 bad sectors, should I just stop it? it says about 24 hours remaining

or can i run the chkdsk with photorec running as well?
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
http://food4thought21.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/...

http://food4thought21.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/laptop-exploding-battery-fire.jpg

checking out that link now
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
it appears to be doing something... but it looks...

it appears to be doing something... but it looks like it is alot of errors reading sectors :cry:
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
here goes nothing

here goes nothing
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
sigh..... i dont think it is going to work... its...

sigh..... i dont think it is going to work... its scanned 1900 sectors in about 20 hours

let me try the photorec, i tried that program on my laptop first and it locked up similar to how bad copy...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
i think the problem is with the thumb drive, not...

i think the problem is with the thumb drive, not the programs... whatever machine i put the thumb drive in slows to a crawl... any program or utility that tries to access the drive will lock up for...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
the scan from bad copy pro has been running...

the scan from bad copy pro has been running (supposedly) for about 12 hours now

it has scanned 300 sectors of over 1000000... at this rate it could take over half a year!
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
after bad copy pro finally started responding, i...

after bad copy pro finally started responding, i clicked start and the window has been not responding for hours now... ill let it go over night and see what happens

im afraid that this thumb drive...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
ok, sounds like it should be able to come up with...

ok, sounds like it should be able to come up with something unless the data was basically destroyed...

what could have caused the data to be so corrupted? I typically use the remove devices...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
before i left for work this morning i set it to...

before i left for work this morning i set it to run rescue lost files mode (it takes a while because it locks up when i click next)
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
with the thumb drive inserted into the computer...

with the thumb drive inserted into the computer it will show up in My Computer but a green progress bar keeps going across the address bar...

when i try to launch recuva nothing happens... when i...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
i dont have a linux pc... maybe i could install...

i dont have a linux pc... maybe i could install in on my laptop
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
what if i cant get a recovery program to...

what if i cant get a recovery program to recognize the disc?
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
i tried recuva at lunch with my laptop. it seems...

i tried recuva at lunch with my laptop. it seems to not recognize the usb stick as a drive for recovery. whenever any program (device manager, recuva, My Computer, etc...) tried to access this drive...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By DirtyElf
1GB memory stick appears corrupt. Any data recovery options?

I have an older 1gb usb thumb drive that I used to transport data to and from home and work. This morning when I plugged it into the PC it came up like it was installing drivers for the device, and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By DirtyElf
this? WD Support / Downloads / SATA & SAS / WD...

this? WD Support / Downloads / SATA & SAS / WD Black (http://support.wd.com/product/download.asp?groupid=613&sid=3&lang=en)

it seems to be working better now with the setting at 999 mins

is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By DirtyElf
It seems that the maximum setting for that option...

It seems that the maximum setting for that option is 999 minutes, which is effectively never. I'll look into crystal diskinfo now.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By DirtyElf
After originally thinking this had solved the...

After originally thinking this had solved the problem, i came back and the problem persisted... It seems to be activated by the screen saver? I can't tell.

Ugh.....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By DirtyElf
Thank you for the tip. I have changed this...

Thank you for the tip. I have changed this setting and will report back to see if this has solved the problem. If it indeed has I will mark this as solved and distribute rep accordingly! :cool:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By DirtyElf
Non-OS 7200rpm WD Caviar Black 1TB drive slow to respond - spool time?

Hello,

My system specs should be in my signature. If not I will quickly edit this post to include them.

My OS (windows 7 home premium sp1) is on the SSD, as well as all programs. Data (such as...
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