Re: Hard Drive Dilema
From: Mike Hall \(MS-MVP\) (mike.hall.mail_at_sympatico.ca)
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 09:47:30 -0500
I had two Maxtor 40gbs crap out in three weeks, but sssssshhhhhhhhhhh..
don't let anybody else know that..
-- Mike Hall MVP - Windows Shell/user http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm "Malke" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:uEZ1T7CFFHA.208@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl... > DigitalBIOS wrote: > >> Hello Mr. Hall, >> Im giving a bit of optimism towards the drive itself since the >> owner's pc >> is just over 3 months old. All the knowledge that I've gathered, >> including the vasts amounts of information that I already know, tell >> me that the source >> of the hard drive's misfit roams in the boot sector. It just wont >> pass through my mind that such a new device could already be (as you >> put it) >> "crapped out". I never really trusted Western Digital HDDs...not that > > (snip) > > Well, I'm sure we'll all be very interested to hear the end of the saga. > However, in the "vasts amounts of information" (sic) that you already > know, you surely know that the newness of the hardware has absolutely > nothing to do with whether it has failed. In fact, if hardware is > faulty it will generally fail within the first few months of use. > > Good luck, > > Malke > -- > MS MVP - Windows Shell/User > Elephant Boy Computers > www.elephantboycomputers.com > "Don't Panic!"