Hard drive problem..

By Drew1337
Nov 29, 2007
  1. Hey, until now ive used a 120GB Maxtor HD until one day i restarted and found it had a problem witch ive forgoten it was a blue screen eror something to do with physical memory dump, so i tryed to format it again from fresh with an xp disc all went well until it restarted so i could finish the install, it then leads me to a black screen were it stays for an uknown time ( i stoped after 4 hours ) So now im stuck with a 20GB but when i made the maxtor slave the pc recognizes it with NTFS and healthy/active but i cant use/save on it does anyone know how i could format it or what the problem is

    Thanks, Drew.
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    witches ride brooms.

    if you your drive is jacked replace it.
  3. Drew1337

    Drew1337 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Not exactly the most helpful anwser, but ill keep it in mind.
  4. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923   +11

    but it is the most truthful.
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