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Old 10-01-2010, 05:50 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: External Hard Drive Trouble.

Yes, you still have to burn it to a cd, and boot to that cd, and try via that, if it fails again, make SURE the sata cable is operating properly, if so, then they sent you back a defective drive. Formatting/partitioning, go hand in hand honestly....

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Old 10-01-2010, 06:25 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Ahhhh alright then. I guess I'll do that in the morning. Thanks.

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