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Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
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Posted By timeless
well the thing is, lve not ran any recovery...

well the thing is, lve not ran any recovery programs on it.. windows didnt pick up any problems so l was wondering if some drive testing program would attempt to sort out problems.. l thought it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By timeless
yes, thats what l did.. however when l ran the...

yes, thats what l did.. however when l ran the dos version outside of windows it only showed my Maxtor and Seagate drives, the samsung and the Western Digital drives didnt show up so l couldnt run...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By timeless
l would, but seatools doesnt seem to like the...

l would, but seatools doesnt seem to like the samsung drive, in fact it wouldnt pick it up. according to what l read the dos version of seatools will only pick up and or scan maxtor and seagate hard...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By timeless
actually l while l did run chkdsk and the windows...

actually l while l did run chkdsk and the windows checks for bad sectors nothing changed and the system reported the drive as being problem free.. and while l did run the drives the reported issues...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By timeless
drive testing

lve just replaced a hard drive seatools reported as needing replacement.

lm just wondering what the best tool would be for testing the old drive would be, its a samsung HD501LJ, ideally ld like a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By timeless
just an update, l ran another test to see if...

just an update, l ran another test to see if things got worse, and one of the drives that was reporting "current pending sector count" isnt showing the problem any more... crystaldiskinfo was also...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
ugh, when you think the problem is fixed (or at...

ugh, when you think the problem is fixed (or at least stops for a while) it suddenly starts again.

however unlike before it happening straight after disconnecting a drive, it happens many hours...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By timeless
the one thing lm curious of tho is if seatools...

the one thing lm curious of tho is if seatools will actually fix sectors within windows? most only mention doing it with the dos version, however considering the consistent fails on the samsung drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By timeless
hmm, well given lm not using either of the...

hmm, well given lm not using either of the drives that note bad sectors as "OS drives" l guess l can live with the issue and given the prices of the drives ld be likely to replace with l guess l can...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By timeless
just an update, l ran the short test within...

just an update, l ran the short test within seatools (dos) and where problems were consistently found in the windows version the dos version found nothing which is very strange...

suffice to say,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By timeless
well lve ran a short DST test on both drives...

well lve ran a short DST test on both drives (only one notes a fail) specifically the one that only notes pending sector counts (the one the raw data for crystal disk info notes as 3) the other drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Nov 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By timeless
interesting to know, tho l did run the windows...

interesting to know, tho l did run the windows scan for bad sectors but it didnt find any which was slightly strange, main reason l found out was because l was testing another drive (one connected to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Nov 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By timeless
Current Pending sector count

as the subject states, lve noticed a couple show up (l only ran the program that picked them up for amusement as l was using it for another drive after being recommended to trying [crystaldiskinfo]...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
its kinda solved l guess, but there does feel...

its kinda solved l guess, but there does feel like some annoyance. guess l will set as since its not as bad as it was.

@maxie

yeah its much better running games from external drives, things...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
cool ^_^ l purchased a bit of hardware that...

cool ^_^

l purchased a bit of hardware that allows me to backup my own games and got my friend to rechip a console, so l can play games from an external drive. its sad ppl use such consoles for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
cool, me lm doing a different type of testing.....

cool, me lm doing a different type of testing.. been modding a few xbox 360s (and before anyone asks not for non-legit purposes, l own all the games..)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
indeed, lve always found l have a worse opinion...

indeed, lve always found l have a worse opinion of unfinished things.. but lm not sure if that is down to the fact l find issues or the fact l hate waiting lol.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
true, but lve nothing to install it to.. unless l...

true, but lve nothing to install it to.. unless l could run it from a flash drive or something but l dont have one spare which is annoying lol.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
win8.. one OS lm skipping lol. might try Win10...

win8.. one OS lm skipping lol. might try Win10 all depends on money and what its like when l get to try it.

@Layback

l agree, but the part that confused me the most was the jump and fall in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
the integrated resource monitor? if so it wasnt...

the integrated resource monitor? if so it wasnt of much help as it only looked at the services not sub processes under services like svchost.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
as long as it doesnt keep on coming and going...

as long as it doesnt keep on coming and going l'll be happy, l wish process explorer had a ram usage column off the properties > services tab it would make it so much easier to pin down ram hogs more...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
none l can see, was too quick to really make...

none l can see, was too quick to really make sense of. that said since the hotfix and last windows update when idling things in general seem to be much better than usual apart from what l caught...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
now l have no clue where the annoyance lays.....

now l have no clue where the annoyance lays.. another instance of svchost just reached 800meg tho before l could see what was running under it it halved in size, and just a second ago it shrank to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
this thread wasnt really about the bsods as such,...

this thread wasnt really about the bsods as such, more about the detection weirdness, tho it has sort of lead onto the services issues and curiosity regarding why the usb was flagged in the bsods.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Nov 2014
Replies: 284
Views: 7,890
Posted By timeless
thats what lm somewhat assuming, but we arent...

thats what lm somewhat assuming, but we arent just talking one disconnection sound. first one happens when l remove the external, and the second one happens seconds after.. and as of yet its not...
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