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Old 08-24-2007, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi guys i have a question..my 80gigs started to fail.... still good for me..
is like 6 years old ..well i run a scn in active@ file recovery 7.1 .. it detected some bad sectors fat's bad sectors asa well...my question is...
-if make a partition where the drive is ok ..let's say for example from 10gigs throught 60 gigs..
..performance on hard drive will improve...?

or is there any other program that can scan my hard drive and tell me
from where i can make a partition on hd that is not damage already..
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If it's failing like that, I would just get a new one. Hard drives are very inexpensive, these days.
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..i know,,,the reason is that i can't spend even %60 bucks now...
any other suggestion...?
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Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JD 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Only $42.99
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plus s%h
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btw ..d o you think these are better brand than seagate?
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did you even bother to look at the link... Shipping is only $5.50 for it
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In my opinion, Seagate is on top...but Western Digital is top too. They're the top two. But Seagate I hear, has the least failure rates, and a 5 year warranty.
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yeah..that;s the good thing about seagate...
also..i have this one for almos 6 years....and this failing is my fault,,
in the beginning..i used to unplug while shutting down..
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yeah..that;s the good thing about seagate...
also..i have this one for almos 6 years....and this failing is my fault,,
in the beginning..i used to unplug while shutting down..
What do you mean unplug while shutting down?
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