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Seagate HDD Format Issue

By MarquezME
Nov 13, 2008
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  1. I have two Seagates Barracuda 250gb and 500 gb on a EVGA Nforce 790i
    It all begin when i unistall an app on my windows XP SP2 last tuesday and right after that i got a BSOD so it restart and then i couldnt enter windows... i even tried to enter in safe mode but i got another BSOD.. I had 3 partitions on the 250gb HDD, 1 for XP, 1 for Vista (wich was empty atm) and another for storage.. so i installed Vista on the 2nd partition and it worked well for a day.. then i got another BSOD "Kernel_Stack_Inpage_Error" and after that it worked once more after many bootings but i got extremly slow so i had to reset... and after that after the post it says "HDD reading error" .. so i tried deleting both partitions but now i cant even format the HDD.. with XP boot cd it gets stuck in 0% on normal NFTS format and with Vista it gets stuck finishing the installation.. but it took like an hour installing :S...
    So i dont know if its a virus, the HDD or the motherboard or either ... so any help i would appreciate it . Thx
    PS: sry for my english xD!
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

  3. MarquezME

    MarquezME TS Rookie Topic Starter

    well i did the test and it fails.. so i dont know what's happening.. i could install ubuntu but that's it.. but nothing with windows..
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    "HDD reading error"

    Please replace the Harddrive
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