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HDD problems

By Shadowrunner
Nov 2, 2005
  1. i always keep my computer on, the HDD is about 3 years old Maxtor 60bg IDE.
    and it sometimes it kinda "slows down" it does it randomly and sometimes it does it twice or 3 times and if it does that that blue screen of death comes up, in other words it crashes. any ideas?
     
  2. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,404

  3. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    umm, i dont have a floppy drive
     
  4. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,404

  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    And you can always burn a floppy image to a bootable CD.
     
  6. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    how do u do that?
     
  7. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,404

    If you follow the link I gave you, it gives you very good instructions on that page.

     
  8. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You choose a new compilation in your CD burning program. Select a bootable CD as the type. You will be prompted for a floppy disk or a floppy disk image. Burn. Boot.
     
  9. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    and what might that software be?
     
  10. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    naa i dont know how to do it, could i have more guidencce?
     
  11. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    mw thinks hes got it, he will report back after
     
  12. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    i ran the iso (i think) and all that comes up is a blinking cursor in the top-left screen? HELP!
     
  13. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Heh.. Something went wrong. If it was an ISO image you downloaded then it is most likely corrupt. If you used a floppy image then you either did it wrong or the floppy image is corrupt too.
     
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