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False positive error scan?

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Same hdd, about 5 minutes and a reboot apart. Is it possible for software to cause false positive errors?
Only software change I made was install iTunes yesterday, made the pc go wonky (as usual) but it was late so I shut it down (took longer than it should).
When I booted today I removed it from the startup list and everything seemed fine, untill I tried to access the hdd (unable to access it, restarting explorer).

Anyway, running a full scan at the moment, no errors so far. Anything else I should run to make sure it was just a weird glitch?
Edited by Mr Ambrio - 11/17/13 at 2:44pm
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MHDD (if it's SATA), available at HDDguru.com and on the Ultimate Boot CD, or HDDscan if it's USB, but HDDscan runs under Windows and generates false positives, so run it a second time, at least over the same sectors it reported as slow or bad during the first pass.
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HDDGuru are god among men when it comes to hard drives smile.gif Either way, I have had that happen before. Just rerun the test, if things come out clean your fine. What does SMART say?
 
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Yup, it's a Windows glitch. Restart the system and run the test again and it should be fine.
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