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Old 03-21-2005, 09:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Figured it out after a lot of time wasted, oh the memories....
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Old 03-22-2005, 04:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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was there a question here?
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HUh I'm lost how to write zeros what does that mean?
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i can write 0: zero
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0 or maybe he was talking about blank cd
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Hard drive manufactures create utilities to maintenance the hard drives they produce.One procedure developed writes zero's to the hard drive or zero fill .Probably the closest you can get to returning the hard drive to a blank state condition. I use this procedure every time i do a fresh install of an Operating System .
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Hard drive manufactures create utilities to maintenance the hard drives they produce.One procedure developed writes zero's to the hard drive or zero fill .Probably the closest you can get to returning the hard drive to a blank state condition. I use this procedure every time i do a fresh install of an Operating System .
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Since this program will likely do CD drives

I need a program to test CD drives to justify the CD drives being 300$ each (their actually DVD drives that dont play DVD's)
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Yeah, the question was there, but after finding a different utility I figured it out, and now its writing zero's *FOR 8 HOURS* wow, got some sleep in there, but its taking its sweet time, its at 90% now. The hardest part was using this program, because the error rate when it was putting its thing on the floppies was proably 2 errors per 3 floppies, so after spending a few hours pissing around with the floppies I got the first disk to be reliable, then instead of trying one and it failing, I just got about 10 floppies, and make the second disk, and it worked, but that was a true pain.

HEY!!! 91%

Meh, I'm going back to bed in all likely hood.

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