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post #11 of 18
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Of course it is possible that PSU damaged my drives before i have replaced it (or something else did). I will run chkdsk on all of them and try to format them is necessary.

I don't have pictures of SMART data, but all drives have no reallocated sectors.
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post #12 of 18
Another thing that will cause corrupted data is bad RAM. I strongly suggest running Memtest.
post #13 of 18
My system does this pretty often.... I literally just go into bios and select restore factory settings. Boots up just fine after that. My settings have always been default so I am not sure what changes but easy fix for me. Give it a shot. I thought my drive was bad, power supply was bad, all that. Nope!
    
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post #14 of 18
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I will try memtest, although I replaced RAM in October and it was running fine for a couple of month.

As for the BIOS I tried using default settings and even switching to backup bios - no change.

Right now i'm running chkdsk on all drives, to see if any corruption is detected.

I will try to install them one by one and check if the errors occurs.

There seem to be several possibilities:

1) Errors on logical disks
2) Faulty disk controller
3) Bad RAM
4) Bad mobo
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post #15 of 18
Is that drive actually defective (HDDscan or MHDD scan can find marginal sectors, better than the factory diagnostic or any other diagnostic), or is the real problem some stuff written on its boot sector or partition table? I've seen instances where I couldn't boot when 2 boot HDs were connected, and the solution was to unplug one drive and boot with just the other, then reboot with both drives connected.
post #16 of 18
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Originally Posted by larymoencurly View Post

Is that drive actually defective (HDDscan or MHDD scan can find marginal sectors, better than the factory diagnostic or any other diagnostic), or is the real problem some stuff written on its boot sector or partition table? I've seen instances where I couldn't boot when 2 boot HDs were connected, and the solution was to unplug one drive and boot with just the other, then reboot with both drives connected.

Actually the title is bit misleading now. I can boot with all drives attached, but booting takes several minutes (and Windows is installed on SSD - when only SSD is connected Windows boots in 10-15s).

Also i'm unable to use Windows update because of error 80244fff and i'm experiencing strange HDD usage spikes to 100% for a few minutes when something is installed on other drives. Overall this is extremely confusing issue.

I tried formatting system drive several times with no luck. Issue must be in either on of the drives or in my mobo/RAM.

Like I said before all this mess started I saw an BSOD "Critical system corruption", but I did not save memory dump frown.gif
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post #17 of 18
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I have plugged all drives and waited for about 20 minutes until system booted. Subsequent boot do not take as much time (about 30s), but Windows update is still broken and i'm still getting usage spikes on random disks.

I'm becoming more and more convinced that this is mobo issue, probably related to SATA controller.

In the next few days I will try to assemble my old AMD modo and CPU and see if issue occurs there too.
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500GB WD,1.5TB WD, 2 TB WD, 128 Plextor M4 DVD-RW NEC4500A IDE Scythe Mugen 4 Windows 8 Pro 64bit 
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500GB WD,1.5TB WD, 2 TB WD, 128 Plextor M4 DVD-RW NEC4500A IDE Scythe Mugen 4 Windows 8 Pro 64bit 
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post #18 of 18
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Alright, this is getting really confusing. I replaced mobo, CPU and RAM - and this changed nothing at all. Windows still works fine with one SSD and takes forever to load and displays 80244fff error if try to use Windows update if I try to plug any other drive. Chkdsk does not report errors on any of the driver, and Windows memory diagnostic also does not detect any problems.

I kind of don't know what else to try now.
Edited by sergeym - 1/6/14 at 12:33am
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500GB WD,1.5TB WD, 2 TB WD, 128 Plextor M4 DVD-RW NEC4500A IDE Scythe Mugen 4 Windows 8 Pro 64bit 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500GB WD,1.5TB WD, 2 TB WD, 128 Plextor M4 DVD-RW NEC4500A IDE Scythe Mugen 4 Windows 8 Pro 64bit 
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