Hard Drive Toast?
Posted on 1998-12-20
I have a Seagate 1.7GB H/D running as master and a WD 850 slave. P166 w/DFI intel TX M/B, Win 98 Fat 32.
In the last day or two the Seagate drive is getting bad sectors. While working in Windows I'll get a blue screen saying unable to write to drive C:.
Yesterday i did scandisk in DOS, it recognized the sectors and said it fixed the problems.
Today I got a blue screen then later a lock up.
Ran scandisk and there appears to be more bad sectors.
-Is this a sign of the drive going?
-What can I do to fix it (if I can)
-Would low leveling help?
-Would warrenty cover something like this if still on.