Problems with HDD

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  1. GamerzHell9137
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    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I am having problems with my new PC.
    I got it today and it worked fine but later on the HDD refused to copy/paste things from/to it.
    1 time it disappeared from ''My Computer'' so i restarted the PC and there was an screen saying that its being scanned so i waited.
    It scanned and i thought it was fixed but no, i still can't copy nor paste things on it.
    Anyone know what's going on?

    EDIT:I just found a program which checks ur HDD and it says this about the not working one

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    Answer Found: The HDD is dying and i am getting a replacement from the Warranty dude :)

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  2. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    ... Based on that alone, I would take it back. I've never seen that many bad sectors on a new system/drive. That's the kind of result I would expect after a couple years of thrashing.

    Then again, it's SeaGate. I have always had low expectations of them. Samsung or WD ftw.
     
  3. Thanatos Telos

    Thanatos Telos random stuff

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    Nah, I have a Seagate that's lasted for a few months. Must be your luck.
    Anyway, return it. It's either defective or you must have beaten it with a hammer or something.
     
  4. gifi4

    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    You sure it's a brand new drive?
     
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    Originality Chibi-neko

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    I missed that point. For a new system, it shouldn't have such a high day count.
     
  6. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    That's definitely not a new drive. Take it back.
     
  7. Cyan

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    That's what he did, it's written in his first post and he got a new working drive.
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