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Hi guyz last friday My primary disc the WD80gbSata went down for no reason, just took a break of abouth half an hour and the thing didnt worked again!!! No warnings, not sign of working bad, fast as allways was!!!

I was only playing my regular games, and using bittorrent, since I have 2 disc they dont work that hard!!!

I got mad and hit it on the wall, then it started spinning at least, but got another error, so I restarted and dead again, this time I trow it hard at the trash can, I could have been 1 year old as much, no overclock, no hard working, hd cooler, Im just clueless

Im working now using my WD160gbSata2, but now im worried, becasue WD are getting crap easily!!! 9 months only, but im scared!!! Do I have to worry at all, or is just my temor of loosing 10 years of my life???
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I haven't had a single problem with WD drives at all. I've had a Maxtor die on me, but I was kinda expecting it lol
    
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You know, if it's only a year old it's still under warranty. Should've at least got it replaced.

Note that throwing it against the wall voided your warranty.
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You know, if it's only a year old it's still under warranty. Should've at least got it replaced.

Note that throwing it against the wall voided your warranty.
Yeah for sure it screwed up the warranty, but it just dead whit not warning, running fine!!!
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I have never tried this but I have heard that you can put it in a zip lock bag and put it in the freezer to get it working temporarily to get your files off of it. It could be urban legend for all I know.

I agree with a previous suggestion - if it is under warranty try and get it serviced.
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Yeah for sure it screwed up the warranty, but it just dead whit not warning, running fine!!!
Thats give you a right to abuse that poor innocent hard drive! lol.

WD are very good drives, it doesn't get much better. They are very reliable. I think you were just unlucky to have it break so soon
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