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You may have lost part of your motherboard I/O. Jhill Diamond Member Joined: Oct 28, 2001 Messages: 5,187 Likes Received: 0 My 80 gig hard drive is only 2 years old and it is acting strange. But I think this is hopeless. 0 LVL 3 Overall: Level 3 Hardware 1 Message Expert Comment by:gward281998-09-28 KSCHADHA I don't have time to go into this right now so Retest. weblink

Check cabling and retest. Don't show me this message again. Then he said my drive could be fixed with the ATIDE program (been there- done that, it still is growing bad sectors even after doing the overlay and remapping over 220 Thanks for listening, now to make some music, DR Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Support Downloads Knowledge Base German Spanish https://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=11711

The drive has not responded in the time allotted. This may be due to a media error. Replace Drive 582 Drive Not Ready Internal communication issue.

Many utilities use bios interrupts to access the disk. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Turn around on a drive varies from two to three weeks. Drive should be replaced.

Replace the drive if the error repeats. Kindly help....Gracious 0 Question by:KSCHADHA Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Best Solution bymazzini I run with this exact problem. Drive Reliability Monitor. useful reference If it doesn't >>pass (mine didn't), it will display a Failure Code Number and tell you >>to contact Western Digital Technical Support.

I am posting this information because I learned of it from one of the weekly IT journals I receive, which means it might be a month or more (or not at This may be due to a defect with the drive or a bad connection. Anyway, it won't boot up right, gets to windows basic black screen, or Safe Mode stop at mup.sys area, and stops. Between two to nine errors have been detected.

Well, this drive came up with some problems. Are you sure that your bios supports 80? Re-test Drive 159 SMART Error Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (SMART) Error returned during SMART Status/Self Test Command. I called their 800 number >>(listed in the documentation), gave them the Failure Code Number, and >>they said they will send a newer model 1.6 Gb drive within the next 8

Retest the drive. have a peek at these guys Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology > Please contact the system vendor for the above-mentioned information. This may be an anomaly.

My other Drive is a WDC AC31200F. I checked it online and it saidsaid by Error 257:Error Correction Code. Replace the drive if the error repeats. check over here The company has a Diagnostic >Utility that will determine if an AC31600 is likely to fail.

Replace Drive 208 SMART status failed after the media scan. Replace the drive if the error repeats. Generated Tue, 01 Nov 2016 09:24:55 GMT by s_hp90 (squid/3.5.20)

Data loading on the disk was 700+ MB of the 1.2GB space + the extra space generated. 0 LVL 1 Overall: Level 1 Hardware 1 Message Expert Comment by:jimat1998-09-19 If

So, I rebooted, hoping to get into Windows XP and get my computer up and running again, NOT, it didn't work. On my MSI board, they maxed it out at 65gig. Replace your cable and retest. Latest Sponsors Very Computer Board index Arch Linux Western Digital Replacement of Defective Drives Western Digital Replacement of Defective Drives by David Pincu » Fri, 28 Feb 1997 04:00:00 This is

Here is what my report said if you want to compare it to what yours said: ******** Begin Verify Drive Test 2/26/97, 19:44:22 ******* Model: WDC AC31600H S/N: I made the 31600 slave. Replace the drive if the error repeats. http://maxspywareremover.com/western-digital/western-digital-error-code-120.php This may be due to a media or read error.

This error may also appear if the floppy has been infected by a hidden virus. Privacy Policy Terms of Use Trademarks Select your Language Language 中文(繁體) 中文(简体) Čeština Deutsch English Español Francais ελληνικά Italiano 日本語 한국어 Polski Português РУССКИЙ Türk Return to WDC.com WD Community Contact Replace the drive if the error repeats. Also: check out this article: http://www.pcweek.com/news/0210/13ewd.html I traded my WD 31600 for a seagate medalist 2,5 Gb (rocks!), no more WD for me.

One instance of information on data positioning and location could not be found. This may be due to a media or read/write error. The drive has not responded back in the time allotted. the topics in the following article covered are, 1) dell hardware raidlevel (Perc) 2) adding HDD 3) how t… Storage Server Hardware Storage Hardware Hardware Windows Server 2008 How to change

Re-Test Drive 106 Track 0 Error Track 0 was not properly detected. Replace the drive if the error repeats. Test complete Defect Free 224 Errors not Repaired Errors found and have not been repaired. SERVO is data on track location.

Drive should be replaced. This error may have internal and external reasons. If the error repeats, replace the drive. My guess is that yes, WD will repair/replace your HD - my main concerns would be how long will it take... -D #2 dmhinz, Feb 21, 2003 thorin Diamond Member

If ECC occurs, use Data Lifeguard for additional error correction.