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I'm new to this stuff so If you don't mind me asking.. What is chkdsk? S.M.A.R.T?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CHKDSK

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T.
post #12 of 16
Thanks guys. I guess I can find the majority of info I need just by searching the web. Thanks again.
post #13 of 16
Pull all data off that is important and replace your hard drives. Programs can always be reinstalled, data cannot. Don't try to repair anything or get them to last longer, just replace them.
 
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All needed data are always backed up,and I cannot stress enough the importance of it! Check my initial post. In any case, thanx for coming by. wink.gif
   
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I skimmed through your post and didn't see that redface.gif

Anyways, good to see that you always have your data backed up. But as far as what I can tell, your drive are failing. I would see if you can RMA any of them. If not, time for some single platter 1TB drives biggrin.gif

EDIT:

Formating one drive from another will not put more stress on it, but the drive that is being formatted is under a lot more stress than usual. If the WD drive can take it and works better afterward, I would format it and see how she does. Same for the other drive, but I personally would just get new ones and be the end of it.
Edited by Lord Xeb - 4/2/13 at 12:55pm
 
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My thoughts exactly. Since RMAing is not an option, I'm gonna give a shot to the format alternative first, and see how it goes. Worst case scenario is that I simply lose both drives and I have to empty my pocket once again. Not so bad after all. thumb.gif

EDIT.
UPDATE. The WD works fine,no problems. The ST was formatted as well,but the SMART failure insisted, so I disabled it. No data loss whatsoever,so I'm good. Solved.
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