Posted 15 March 2009 - 05:48 PM
A driver being up to date doesn't mean it isn't corrupt.
"When it starts up with Scandisk it gets to stage 5, up to 90% ish and then regularly shuts down and restarts, without fixing the problem"
If CHKDSK wouldn't finish checking the hard drive I'd replace the HD .
OCZ StealthXstream 700W,Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R , E8500, Arctic Freezer Pro 7, 3GB G.Skill PC8500,Gigabyte Radeon HD 4850 OC [1GB ], Seagate 250GB SATA II X2 in RAID 0, Samsung SATA DVD burner.