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Old 11-21-2001, 09:18 PM   #1
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Question Drive D is Screwed Do You Know Of Diagnostic Tool?

I'm having a lot of trouble with drive D on my computer, it's a Quantum Fireball Plus AS 60 gig and I've recently had a problem in windows where I was using Kazaa and windows didn't like it and when windows crashed it screwed up my entire drive D and I couldn't access it withought it freezing my computer even in linux. I fixed it by formating then I copied all my stuff back and then I realized it was Kazaa and removed it but the damage was done again, this time I can access the drive but I can't do scandisk, I can't defrag or anything, I can't use norton system works in windows either so I was wondering if you knew of any way to fix it because in linux it says that the drive is completely full to the max with info but it isn't because the drive only is half full but because the Table Of Contents is screwed up it reads it as full in Linux so I can't copy anything to the drive at all. Is there any way at all to fix this? Please tell me I'm desperate but I think the final solution will be me getting another drive because I'm going to get one soon, (My Drive C a Maxtor 20 gig has too many bad clusters and is going to start failing me in about one year) and I might just have to use the new drive and copy all the data from my drive now to it then use the drive I have now and format it then install windows on it so everything should fix itself but I still want to be able to fix it now and not then, please help me.

Old 11-21-2001, 10:25 PM   #2
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I would just format it again and get rid of what ever is causing it to screw up.
Old 11-22-2001, 03:47 AM   #3
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dude, talk about bad luck with hard drives.......i have had two 4.3 WD's going on 3 or 4 years now with no problems.
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4.3 gig WD hdd's are very stable
Old 11-23-2001, 06:09 PM   #5
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It's not that, it's because Kazaa was causing problems on the drive when windows would crash and scandisk would think that it did something really bad and delete files and screw things up.


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