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Old 02-23-2007, 03:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default system freezing while writing to HD

ok so i have a fairly new , less than 1yr old , 250gb WD HD and a 74gb raptor sata.

Last few weeks i've been trying to download a game and allm y downloads goto my 250gb backup....and my system kept freezing. i thought it was the bit torrent downloader, so i used another program, same thing. Finally i got the file, tried to extract it and it FROZE half way thru everytime. so i deleted file and gave up. Well since yesterday i got a different game, a 3.1gb download and saved to my windows drive (raptor). all went jsut fine...installed it and nothing happened. i just tried to copy the ISO file to my backup and within 30seconds, everything froze.

I assume my HD is going bad, is there any kind of scan to determine and/or fix ?

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Old 02-23-2007, 04:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Goto . They have tools that will report problems - I hope it is still under warrenty.
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