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Old 02-01-2009, 09:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default HDD dead?

So i installed some long awaited windows update, i think it said there was 77 or so.
I pressed "restart to finish update"
It restarted and now I get BSOD whenever it even begins to load windows
boot in safe mode same problem
HDD is 7200.11 500gb (i believe its a prototype, my dad works for seagate)

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Old 02-01-2009, 09:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can try updating firmware, the 7200.11 drives have had issues but Seagate released firmware updates for them. Try running the update for your particular model.

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