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Is my hard drive dying or what?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Witlash, Jan 3, 2009.

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  1. Witlash

    Witlash Thread Starter

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    Here's my prob.I keep getting this error, Source: Disk Event ID: 11 The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk0\DR0. It seam to start after I put in 8gig's of ram,I ran memtest86 for over 3 hours and everything came out fine with that.I reloaded in windows x64 and that didn't help.Sometimes when windows starts I'll get the blue screen of death,but it go's by so fast I can't read it,also when booting at the loading screen it will just sit there,the light on the pc doesn't blink and rebooting won't work.I have to shut the pc pown and turn off all power to it for a bit then windows will fire up again with on probs.I know it's not over heating, I have a 120mm fan blowing right on it.I also changed out the cable and that didn't help.If any one can give me some ideas that would be great.....Thanx
     
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    can you go back to the original memory configuration ?

    if so see if the PC is stable again ....
     
  3. Witlash

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    I did do that yesterday and had no prob's with the pc all day,so I guess it is the ram.I put 4gigs back in today to see if I can figure out what set is bad so I can send them back to newegg.

    Thanx for the reply!!!
     
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    your welcome,
     
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