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Windows 7: System drive problem (maybe ?)

15 Feb 2011   #11
nitromad

windows 7 64bit
 
 

hi all

defrag making things worse sounds right as number of times the drive gone missing from "my computer" and defrag screen and check disk had to be used to get it back

my second harddrive is fine :S also i tryed diffent ports but got boot file missing.

anyways thanks for the help so far

gavin


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15 Feb 2011   #12
nitromad

windows 7 64bit
 
 

hi all

ok so........ harddrive dead ???? or ???????

im really at an lost

thanks
gavin


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15 Feb 2011   #13
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Hmm....that looks definitely destroyed. Good, i mean now we know its bad. But run the tests with the samsung utility too.

HD502HJ 3.5" SATA HDD - HD502HJ - 3.5 SATA HDD - Hard Disk Drive | SAMSUNG
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15 Feb 2011   #14
nitromad

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Hmm....that looks definitely destroyed. Good, i mean now we know its bad. But run the tests with the samsung utility too.

HD502HJ 3.5" SATA HDD - HD502HJ - 3.5 SATA HDD - Hard Disk Drive | SAMSUNG

Hi

the samsung boot cd does not find any drives !! yet windows boots just so so slow

my 4 year old laptop runs faster !!

no more nfts or disk errors in event viewer.

i ran 8 hours of memtest 86+ with no errors, im really lost to point of shelfing the new build

thanks all

gavin


ps look at this odd results !


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15 Feb 2011   #15
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Everything here points to the drive being bad. If you are still under warranty I would back up what is still good on there do a basic wipe, then set up a RMA with the manufacturer.
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15 Feb 2011   #16
nitromad

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Hi

ok this getting silly this is screen shots of my other drive (1TB)

have both gone south ? (bad).

any other idea on how to check before i RMA the 500gb ? (1TB) out of warritiy

thanks
gavin


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15 Feb 2011   #17
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Actually may want to hold on that rma.
I have to admit I've never seen this before. The odds that both drives have decided to go bad at the same time are really low though.
Is it possible that you have a friend's computer or another yourself you could plug one of these drives into and run the same test on?
I'm beginning to think my initial impression of a bad motherboard controller may have been correct.
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15 Feb 2011   #18
nitromad

windows 7 64bit
 
 

ive still got my old pc these drives came out of i hook it up and post back !


thanks
gavin
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15 Feb 2011   #19
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Is this store bought or self built, next you said os only week old, did you upgrade or clean install, the motherboard is still possibility but i'm leaning first to bad install of os, just a thought.
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15 Feb 2011   #20
nitromad

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Hi

i built it and hard drive was formatted as followed by an page from this site before an clean install on windows 7 64bit was installed.

thanks
gavin

found the page

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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