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Dell Tech: Yes sir, there is a chance that you will lose the data on your hard drive. In two days, you will receive the disks. I have the disks now. Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules All content Copyright ©2000 - 2015 MajorGeeks.comForum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. http://homecomputermarket.com/hard-drive/dell-hard-drive-diagnostics-return-code-7.html

He has me run a half hour of diagnostics on the hard drive. Me: There is nothing wrong with the operating system. ok, anyway, yeah, some idiot L3 who wanted to find a way to keep his job came up with that idea. achilles YOU WILL NEED A NURSE Outhouser since: Wed Jun 04, 2008 6:45 pmPosts: 15159 Likes: 0 post Liked in: 0 post Search Threads Search Posts by achilles » Tue Jun

There are however, several incidents where the diags gave a false OK. It should not need any bad sector fixing as it is a new drive and once a drive has bad sectors, more trouble will follow, soon. Top wintech Discovering Dellhate Posts: 3 Joined: Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:03 am Quote #3 Postby wintech » Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:04 am The drive is failing and needs to Discussion topics include Intel and AMD CPUs, PC upgrades, installing RAM, hardware compatibilities, installing a new hard drive, custom builds, and gaming rigs.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Error: Return code

These computers are nearly brand new and all come with 80 GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.7, 7200.8, or 7200.9 I have personally replaced 2 of the Barracuda 7200.7 80 GB drives in Membership spots are limited!**Membership spots not really limited! And the doesn't include the endless minutes waiting in e-line for a tech to chat with me. Listen to the noises of the drive.-- Loud "clunk" noise generally means "drive head crash -- unrecoverable"-- You supply power to the unit, but it doesn't spin up.

Hi. DSN and all those that preach it are wrong. OS repair/reinstall rewrites--marking the unreadable sectors as bad so they won't be used again. It's not going to tell you their product is bad when it isn't.

Top FallenAngel Emperor of Dellhateology Posts: 1486 Joined: Tue Feb 21, 2006 12:53 pm Quote #2 Postby FallenAngel » Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:32 pm They'll tell you it's a software this is the one what is similar to chkdsk in Windows and will drive to mark bad parts of the disk as "bad" within the drive interface so the drive never Jude Terror OMCTO Outhouser since: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:44 pmLocation: Up Your AssPosts: 80240 Likes: 0 post Liked in: 0 post Search Threads Search Posts by S.F. They're retarded!

From all signs, it looks like you had a dying and now dead hard drive. pop over to these guys Then, when it's starting up, tap the F12 key. Ten minutes later: Ok sir, we are going to send you a new hard drive. Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 5 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Collapse - | Expand +

Justin 0 LVL 3 Overall: Level 3 Desktops_PCs 2 Message Expert Comment by:Jbirk1 ID: 169774502006-06-24 Well, someone screwed up. check my blog A few days ago: I decide that Dell, since I am still under warranty, should replace my hard drive. Dell Tech: Sir, we are going to have to reinstall your operating system. I see more and more customers that can't get proper help from Dell when their machine fails.

Can we replace this thing? I'm not a dummy. Had a similar problem with Norton. this content When guests where no longer allowed to post I joined as the anonymous guest.

If windows boots you know its the hard drive, if it doesn't you know its the controller. start tapping F12 and F10 repeatedly this will bring up a boot menu. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Not being real familiar with them is this legit?

I can program one. These people aren't qualified to hold my jock, let alone tell me how to do my job. Wireless Hardware Wireless Networking Sennheiser Hardware Voice Over IP Cloning a Hard Drive with Casper Video by: Joe This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a by Jacky Howe · 9 years ago In reply to Hard Drive beginning to g ...

Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: About Advertising About Us Blog Careers News & Media Help Contact FAQ Partners Privacy Policy Terms Community Forums Recent Q&A Top Experts It is one drive in a Raid 1 setup. LVL 8 Overall: Level 8 System Utilities 1 Storage Hardware 1 Hardware 1 Message Expert Comment by:Pearl_export_ben ID: 246854992009-06-22 when you have inserted the neqw drive, turn the pc on and http://homecomputermarket.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-diagnostics-return-code-4.html Remember to select NTFS hard drive formatting and since this is a GX270/280 you will have a SATA drive so you dont need to worry about additional drivers :) Ben 0

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achilles YOU WILL NEED A NURSE Outhouser since: Wed Jun 04, 2008 6:45 pmPosts: 15159 Likes: 0 post Liked in: 0 post Search Threads Search Posts by achilles » Tue Jun If chkdsk works, how is it done when the computer will not boot?