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#1 boris_thespider

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Posted 25 July 2006 - 09:31 AM

My old computer would not start today. When I ran the Millenium boot disk, it says I need to run scandisk. While running scandisk, I get a message saying that it could not fix the errors on my hard drive :thumbsup: Okay, so I decide to format the hard drive. That's when I get this message, "Checking existing disk format. Recording current bad clusters. Complete. Verifying 6,149.85M. Invalid media or Track 0 bad - disk unusable. Format terminated"

So, is this as bad as I think it is?

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Posted 25 July 2006 - 10:39 PM

So, is this as bad as I think it is?


Yup.

You can possibly put the drive into another computer as a slave and recover files from it, but there's most likely a hardware problem - the disk is kaput.




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