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Windows 7: Hard Drive Always Corrupted

02 Apr 2010   #51
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

I was fortunate enough to see the "locations" link when I first installed Seven. So I didn't have to actually move My Music, or My Video like I did in XP. I just added the locations to those folders over on my D:\ storage drive, to the library. Glad I didn't run into this headache. YIKES!


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02 Apr 2010   #52
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadMaxData View Post
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Ok, so I reverted to default libraries, then changed the location of my Videos library to a new folder in my home folder called My Videos. Now it seems to be working! Thanks!
WoooooHooooo!!!!!! Thought that might do it.
Ok... so who do we send the Excedrin bill to?
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02 Apr 2010   #53
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadMaxData View Post
I was fortunate enough to see the "locations" link when I first installed Seven. So I didn't have to actually move My Music, or My Video like I did in XP. I just added the locations to those folders over on my D:\ storage drive, to the library. Glad I didn't run into this headache. YIKES!
In it's extreme --and I've been there-- you will get a "Server failed to start" notice and you won't have any access to anything except Winkey+R ...

The problem is caused by moving folders to locations that do not exist prior to clicking the Move button... i.e. creating the folders in the "select folder" dialog... Boom... explorer brought to it's knees by a broken hard link!

Preventing it is beyond easy... just make the folders first.
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02 Apr 2010   #54
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
Ok... so who do we send the Excedrin bill to?
That's a toss up. I think all three of us need it by now. I feel as though I just gave birth....LOL
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02 Apr 2010   #55
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadMaxData View Post
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Ok... so who do we send the Excedrin bill to?
That's a toss up. I think all three of us need it by now. I feel as though I just gave birth....LOL
So, I should take it, the sex change operation was a success?

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02 Apr 2010   #56
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
The problem is caused by moving folders to locations that do not exist prior to clicking the Move button... i.e. creating the folders in the "select folder" dialog... Boom... explorer brought to it's knees by a broken hard link!
Okay, so when are you going to start coding a Hotfix for this, and submitting it to Microsoft? :P
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02 Apr 2010   #57
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
So, I should take it, the sex change operation was a success?

*Max gives evil glare*

Okay, I gotta' get outta' here and do some household chores. Catchya' later, Bro.
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02 Apr 2010   #58
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadMaxData View Post
Okay, I gotta' get outta' here and do some household chores. Catchya' later, Bro.
Yep... me too... been hanging around for this and one other thread most of the day... at least it's a holiday... But I should get supper started...

One thing for certain... I won't get caught on this one again.

Been a slice guys....
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02 Apr 2010   #59
4m4z1ng

Window 7
 
 

Thanks guys! You're the best.
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02 Apr 2010   #60
Zomby88

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Are you hearing any telltail noises from the drive ? Any clicking like it sounds as if it is stopping and restarting ?
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