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I guarentee this will end up being a classic Toonshorty User Error (as it always is) however I'll ask anyway.

I tried to play The Witcher Demo today only to get spammed with corrupt file errors.

Sure enough, the folder "Data" was corrupt and contained 0 bytes.

I told Windows to run ChkDsk and restarted my PC.

That fixed the data error.

However, Google Chrome is getting consistent Cache errors.
Quote:
Error 401 (net::ERR_CACHE_READ_FAILURE): Error reading data from cache.

S.M.A.R.T. is reporting OK however I'm not sure whether to believe that.

I'm just not having any luck with computers these days... :cry

If this helps I've provided the SMART report here:

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What version of The Witcher. There's a number of known problems with it's "security" methods and windows 7. Got the game as a gift a few months ago, and inspite of dl'ing applying the newest patches, having it installed(along with w/e security system it uses) causes problems on my pc. Uninstalled it all, everything returned to normal. The demo may not be too much different.
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You're seeing a bunch of CRC errors. Try a different SATA cable, port or controller.
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