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Another thing you could try is called dban disk eraser. It is used to format and clean a drive. Download and burn that and see if it can clean the drive. Remove the other drives first, don't want those getting erased.
Okay Burning the Cd as i type

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Its a IDE btw but

I dont think its the Hard drive controller on the Motherboard cause it booted from the other hard drive i plugged in.

I think my hard drive is gone

I dont have any money though

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figured it was the drive in your sig rig and that it was Sata with everything else looking to be relatively current.
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figured it was the drive in your sig rig and that it was Sata with everything else looking to be relatively current.
It is the Drive in my sig rig the 320gb.. its ide and so is the 80 gb.
and every thing is relatively current hardware about 2 years ago. about time for a upgrade as soon as i get a job haha.

It does boot from the 80 gb but not the 320.. It reads it in the bios just fine. it tells me all the info about the hdd and all but it just wont boot from the cd with that plugged in

I am Formating the disk right now will post back to see what happens
Edited by Jeffmizrahi - 12/13/08 at 10:32pm
    
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post #14 of 22
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Thank you so Much IEATFISH!!!

The Reformat Worked. I'm now installing Xp as i type

Thanks to Every one who helped you were all Repped

Again thanks Fish. you saved me $50
    
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Thank you so Much IEATFISH!!!

The Reformat Worked. I'm now installing Xp as i type

Thanks to Every one who helped you were all Repped

Again thanks Fish. you saved me $50
Glad it worked. I had a laptop drive that didn't have the same outcome.
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Glad it worked. I had a laptop drive that didn't have the same outcome.
Thanks again.

Sorry it didn't work for you.

reped you again Just because you deserve it.. i wish there was a rep 100x
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Thanks again.

Sorry it didn't work for you.
Oh, it worked. Just confirmed my fear the the drive was bad.
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Oh. i see

Thats to bad any ways..

I will rep you again because you deserve it LOL do it all day you will still get repped
    
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So it gives you the BSOD after updates? That is not good.

At what point does it BSOD? Can you boot into safe mode?
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So it gives you the BSOD after updates? That is not good.

At what point does it BSOD? Can you boot into safe mode?
Nope cant boot into safe mode.

as soon as i see the windows splash screen it goes blue
    
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