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Old 10-22-2009, 12:47 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Hmm i will try to boot up the disc by restarting my PC then n try that.
That's how a live CD works. You boot from it.
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UPDATE!

ok so i used gparted live. I deleted n put a new partition in it. I then formatted it with Vista. Now this is the new message im getting:



this one ive been getting since day one:



im refunding it!

EDIT:

i just downloaded the Seatools from Seagate. I did the SMART test. This drive failed it. I'm refunding for sure.
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Good you found out.
now the problem is that im too late to get a refund through ebay. I messaged him 3 times for a refund and address so i can return it back. I even requested money through paypal, 76.99. I am so mad right now!
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