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Seagate st94011a problems

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by englishpremier, 7 Jul 2006.

  1. englishpremier


    Joined: 15 Feb 2003

    Posts: 8,121

    Location: Europe

    I'm taking a look at a friends laptop for her, and I believe the hard drive is failing or about to. its detected in the bios, but apprently no operating system can be detected. I thought it might be the boot record so i used the windows recovery option and tried fixboot, fixmbr, but it couldn't access the drive. I then used my Unbuntu live cd, which came up with a host of IO errors.

    The drive is a seagate st94011a. I have looked on the seagate site but cannot find dioagnostic software to test the drive :confused: