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Strange hard drive error

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jgspratt, May 4, 2010.

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  1. jgspratt

    jgspratt Thread Starter

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    I hope someone can give me a recommendation as to what to do with a 1TB SATA (firmware: SD15) Seagate drive I bought in June 2008. I have been using it as my main data drive in my PC (storing my documents, media, and Firefox profile information). Yesterday I booted and it disappeared from my computer and my system locked up. It turned out that a couple of files on the drive could not be opened, and when I launched my FF profile, it would "die." Now, it would keep spinning, but I couldn't read or write anything to it. Rebooting didn't do anything. SpinRite would crash after a certain point in its run of level 2.

    I got everything I could off of it (all that I cared about). Should I try for a warranty? I'm not even sure if it is still covered.

    The issue seems really low level to me.
     
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