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Old 11-20-2005, 01:50 AM   #1
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OK, I am having problems. First, My computer won't recognize ethernet, I plug it in, and the cord flashes and what not, but my computer doesn't recognize it, and I have re-installed my lan drivers. Next, sometimes I can't open my files or run programs. Also, sometimes windows won't boot and it will say something like, "cant' find file ...". I have reformatted becuase my hard drive completely locked up and wouldn't start windows, and now I'm still having lots of errors. Could this mean my hard drive is finally dying?
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Old 11-20-2005, 09:39 AM   #2
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yes, go buy a new hdd
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Old 11-20-2005, 09:43 AM   #3
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u got some issues

and uh did u build ur comp and this happen or did it happen after time?

what about spyware scan

and do you have warez? that SCREWED my comp
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lol, that would do it too
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Old 11-20-2005, 10:12 AM   #5
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Ide suggest, reformatting once more, use minimal programs (just download things you really need) dont download p2p or anything for a bit, just couple of scanners, nothing that could be dodgy, and see if it stil has these problems, if it does then just buy a new hdd
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Old 11-20-2005, 11:59 AM   #6
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I had that probem, so I'm now using a USB connection.

Try WinSockFix; didn't work for me, but might for you, you'll have to try it out: http://www.snapfiles.com/php/download.php?id=107303
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Now, here's one thing i forgot to mention, my last computer fried, and in my attempts to save as much money as possible, I re-used the hard drive that endured the power supply meltdown. So, it took a it of coaxing to make it work in the first place, it's an old IDE, 2Mb cache, 5400rpm lugger. I think it is just finally dying.
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Just buy a new one.

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Old 11-20-2005, 05:16 PM   #9
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can u load all of ur documents onto disc and reinstall windows but if u do make sure u reformat the hd be for reinstalling
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Damn, assuming that your machine is a desktop, that HDD is lousy. I say just get a new 7,200rpm 8MB Cache HDD. Hitachi or Seagate are reliable brands.
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