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Originally Posted by Junk87 View Post

Its not hooked up to the internet at the moment, but there was an error with "Calibration Retry Count"

Running chkdsk at the moment though.

Calibration Retry Count generally points to a bad cable, in your case maybe a bad port. I'd blame the HDD. See if the number increases in the next few days. If it doesn't, then no need to worry.
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Some bad sector warnings too now.

I managed to get the computer running, the rest isn't my problem. Thanks for the tips guys.
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That HDD may fail then. Anyway good you got it up and running thumb.gif
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Yeah thanks for the help.

+rep to a fellow Lamb of God fan
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Isn't there something to remove all the bad sectors (scattered all over the HDD) to the very "end" of the HDD? (outer layers)

And you could "lock" them there, so the first part of the HDD is still usable?

The HDD will get a bit smaller in capacity tho...


I believe the computer store did that once with a buddy of mine his HDD... years ago...


But I guess it's just better to buy a new HDD since it's not costing that much...
   
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