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    Super MURCer M|x's Avatar
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    Default problems with hard drive..?

    i turned on my computer this morning, and found this on the quicklaunchmenu:

    the hard drive cant be found in my computer, but its found in bios

    this program, hdd health, say:

    anybody know what this is?

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    Super MURCer
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    Partition info damaged?

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    Super MURCer DentyCracker's Avatar
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    oh dear, a WD drive. one died on me (well cousin as I don't use WD drives) yesterday, taking his mobo with it
    Ryzen: Asrock B450M Pro4, Ryzen 5 2600, 16GB G-Skill Ripjaws V Series DDR4 PC4-25600 RAM, 1TB Seagate SATA HD, 256GB myDigital PCIEx4 M.2 SSD, Acer S230HL 23" HDMI LED monitor, Klipsch Promedia 4.2 400, Win10 ver 1809
    Home: Asus M5A88-M, Phenom II X4 840, 8GB Kingston PC3-10666 RAM
    Surgery: HP Stream 200-010 Mini Desktop,Intel Celeron 2957U Processor, 6 GB RAM, ADATA 128 GB SSD, Win 10 home ver 1803
    Signage: MSI FM2A55M-E33, A4-5300, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD Powercolor T550-P2 TV Card

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    Now where did i read about that serious bug with certain WD drive models?And yes,this bug could kill a motherboard.I believe there is a patch/firmware availible for that.Sorry but i cant remember any more details.

    ps. Sorry for the bad english
    ASUS P5B-E ;2GB G.Skill DDR2 Ram; C2D6420;lub 3D X1950pro ;SoundBlaster X-Fi;WinXP

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    My external WD hard drive crashed on me for no reason. I think the only place I ended up finding it on my system was through Sandra, but even there it knew there was something wrong. I had the 80 gig USB drive, and they replaced it with a 120 gig lighup USB/Serial drive.
    2.4 GHz P4 :: 1024 MB RAM
    533 MHz FSB :: 233 MHz DDR
    64 MB Radeon Mobility
    w/128 MB Video Buffer
    40 GB HD & 120 GB External HD
    DVD/CDRW :: JBL Creature 2 Speakers

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    I hate WD, wont buy anything they produce ever again.
    "For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism."

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