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Test HDD

By Kat4
Oct 8, 2007
  1. Can I take out the HDD from one computer and install it in another as 2nd HDD "slave" just to test the HDD to see if it is working?
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Yes, you can do that with no problems.

    Another thing you might want to do, is test the drive with the hard drive manufacturers diagnostic utility.

    You might also want to try another ide cable as they can fail from time to time.

    If you can`t find it, take a look at this thread HERE.

    I take it from your question, you`ve been having problems and suspect a faulty hard drive?

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
     
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