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dolphins
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[hard drive] HD Tune test results

First a little trip down memory lane. This drive was given a clean bill of health: »Re: [hard drive] MBR Errors

Then my Linux fiasco happened:

»Can't log back into XP Pro after dual booting Linux Mint

Finally I restored XP Pro via backup:

»[hard drive] XP Pro won't install on newly DBAN-ed drive

I haven't had any problems since, I have XP pro loaded on the drive in question with no problems whatsoever. Recently just out of curiosity I decided to give HD Tune Pro a try and got the following results...






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koitsu
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There are known bugs in HD Tune Pro and Active@ Kill Disk which cause it to do this (at least on Erase -- and because of the nature of the problem, I am inclined to think it's just as likely to happen when doing a Scan). Reference documentation:

»Re: Repair or Replace Disk Warning on Brand New WD Caviar Black.

Bottom line: believe SMART stats, not what the error scanner says.

The only tool I've had complete success with is dd for Win32.
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dolphins
Clean Up Our Oceans
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Phew... what a relief.

Thanks