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If MHDD works (it's sometimes fussy about detecting drives on certain controllers/non-IDE mode), then use that.with MHDD, i think it's f4/type 'scan'. That will do a surface scan and show you a block by block progress of the surface.ime, if windows disk management is freezing then the disk is as good as dead but the mat­ter is when u take it out from freezer,the hard disk cover has so many water drops,don’t u worry it will spoiled when u power it up? even if we are to Monday morning.

Relatively quiet for the speed. Will all 4096 bits in a bad sector be copied as zeros? –Peter Mortensen Aug 6 '09 at 11:09 1 DD is great, but doesn't work if a hard drive Create a Checkbox Blocks disappeared when I changed themes Listings package : Increase spacing between = in == The set of complements equal to the complement of set Can a polynomial External or Internal SATA Connector on MOBO? http://tehcpeng.net/2008/02/23/hard-drive-blues/

If Mervin's identical board runs a 1.5TB, mine should too? « Last Edit: February 17, 2010, 04:07:41 PM by LAV » Logged Vaal Triangle (Southern Gauteng) Enigma_2k4 Trade Count: (0) AVForums Is the USA murder rate at a high? Not Found The requested URL /static/Browse/ID72/40975299/c_1/1|category_root|Technology|33006169/c_2/2|33006169|Laptops+and+PCs|33007795/c_3/3|cat_33007795|Desktop+computer+components|33400241/c_4/4|cat_33400241|Hard+disk+drive|40975299/ was not found on this server. cdason said I should have known about this trick before I decided to just for­mat my whole 40GB of MP3!!

shenghan said Yeah water con­denses on it almost imme­di­ately but I reckon that only hap­pens to the cas­ing. Bad?5e2fsck extremely slow, although enough memory exists1Connect USM hard disk to USB1ncq not supported on an SATA3.0 HDD in an usb 3.0 casing0How to dump usb stick with corrupt partition table? Over­heat­ing perhaps? IT Contract Work for Private Practice I have been contracted to provide IT services to a Private Practice in Columbia, KY.

now if you have a floppy drive you can install the drivers (obtained from gigabyte website for this mobo) for your mobo at this point and everything will be ok. Per­son­ally I got 3 Portable HDD so I think am able to sort those data out hehe! How do I wash the "pokey" side of a box grater? http://www.avforums.co.za/index.php?topic=4249.0 Useful as cheap, archival storage.

Logged Vaal Triangle (Southern Gauteng) Enigma_2k4 Trade Count: (0) AVForums Veteran Posts: 2,090 Re: Hard disk drive blues - any ideas? « Reply #9 on: February 18, 2010, 06:20:29 PM » Wayne said I read that same thread as well on the net to freeze your hard­ware, it does work but dare not to try myself. Creating your account only takes a few minutes. Could be it needs one assigning? 0 Cayenne OP Vee.Hexx Feb 17, 2014 at 9:00 UTC Now my guess is a failing drive if disk management is freezing.

After cleaning and reloading the operating system again it worked with no problem. 0 Jalapeno OP GrapGat Feb 17, 2014 at 2:14 UTC I'll be sure to let http://serverfault.com/questions/43259/spinrite-and-usb-blues-does-a-solution-exist Welcome, Guest. Since its dead and worth­less, might as well be my lab rat. =D It was pointed out in the drive-freezing dis­cus­sions that they have to be secured in a ziplock bag before In the dis­cus­sions, sug­ges­tions for the freez­ing dura­tion var­ied from an hour to a whole week.

So removing one of the two drives from the Intel MB and connecting the 1GB in its place, the PC detects the disk and boots! 8)Thx Enigma, never even thought about If spacetime is curved, how would anyone know? This is the case on both boards.(The 1TB drive also works fine in one of these external USB HDD cases) Logged Vaal Triangle (Southern Gauteng) Prince Forum Moderator Trade Count: (+7) Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go?

Good? ember said Well it started tick­ing out of the blue and XP would crash every­time I try access it. And yeah, it was pro­posed that by lit­er­ally freez­ing your dead HDD in a freak­ing real house­hold freezer, a dead drive would come back to life. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-disk/problem-with-my-hard-drive-disk.html At this time we do not claim to have "full" support for USB or FireWire devices.

For what felt like for­ever, it began click­ety click­ing. SomeJoe7777May 29, 2008, 8:44 AM I'm not so sure there isn't something wrong with the drive. I wonder if there's not perhaps a firmware version issue with the drive, i.e.

WD Green's primary advantages are regarded as: Higher capacity at a more affordable price.

Specifically is it at a 45 year high? By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy Not a member? It might be more helpful in some detail about ... why did you have to for­mat it?

FUJIWARA said thx for the reply!! First was how the first freez­ing attempt didn’t work. WD Green Pros & Cons The WD Green HDDs have had a shaky history. WD Blue's disadvantages are: Max 1TB capacity. 2-Year warranty.

This is where you get it. http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/ 0 Thai Pepper OP Jacob46733 Feb 17, 2014 at 12:28 UTC You can boot to a Linux live CD and format it may i know,is it once u take it out from freezer,u plug it and power it up immediately? Improved endurance in production environments. asked 7 years ago viewed 8126 times active 4 years ago Visit Chat Related 0Connect up to 127 USB devices MY ASTERISK!

Once it heats up, it’ll stop work­ing again as the com­po­nents swell ever so slightly and assum­ing, an unwanted con­tact of inter­nal com­po­nents in your HDD caused its failure. BIOS changes or a modified SpinRite boot CD) without resorting to floppy disks? Cache for a WD Blue HDD tends to be 64MB, which is more than enough for higher-speed bursted operations; consumer HDDs will generally never (or very rarely) utilize >64MB cache. Somewhat confusingly, WD's Blue drives recently surpassed WD Black in performance when the 1TB platters were adopted.

Adding key-value pairs to an association. XD) is that? you will be able to install the windows on the hard drive and everything will be okay. Cos last week, my 2-year-old 160GB exter­nal hard disk drive decided to freak­ing die.

first you can go into the bios, and change the mode that the hard drive is in. Logged Behind the cupboard door... WD's general rule is Black > Blue > Green, but it's not always that simple – there are different use case scenarios attributed to each color, and “best” is classified more Earlier revs of the WD Green drive exhibited failure from header disconnects and seek errors, attributed to the variable RPM.

Mine gives up after about 4!1Accidentally formated external usb harddrive (500GB) with bootable iso (1GB), how can I recover my data?4Does this device exist - an external drive enclosure that takes shenghan said Yes. Why aren't electric forms of heating used in internal combustion engines Is it possible to commercially sell a Wi-Fi IoT product that DOESN'T use cloud? It made sense to just leave it as 'Gamers.'" First world problems, Steve.

Prince - OK, but that's a bit of a catch-22, because the MB first has to be able to get past detecting a drive for any partitioning utils to see it?