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Posted on 2004-04-20
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My windows xp has just gone dead!, i was uninstalling visual studio .net and framworks, then i decided to do a restart, so i did.
At the boot up windows went into hardware checking consistency mode and was doing check on my Drive G. but then it got stuck on 21% and would not move
any further, so i decided to restart..
then my windows started going crazy from this moment on, I would be in the starting up windows with the windows logo , then the screen just go BLANK!
yes.. it just goes blank..
So, i decided to just reinstall the windows xp again
but after reinstallation, it still has that problem , i am not sure whats going on cuz now the screen would stay in blank for about few minutes before it goes to the next
screen..
Has anyone known a fix to this problem or know anything about it at all?
thanks  alot
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>>so i decided to restart..<< - was the drive light on your base still on/flashing?

How are your drives laid out/partitioned?


If you know your harddrive manufacturer, download their diagnostic software/utilities from the appropriate site:
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Fujistu (http://www.fujistu.com/)
  Diagnostic Tool (For EIDE Hard Disk Drives) v6.11 (07.17.2003): http://www.fis.fujitsu.com/home/drivers.asp?L=en&CID=1
  Also: http://www.fcpa.fujitsu.com/download/hard-drives/#diagnostic

Hitachi (http://www.hitachi.com/) IBM (http://www.ibm.com/)
  Drive Fitness Test v3.51 (09.24.2003): http://www.hgst.com/hdd/support/download.htm#DFT

Maxtor (http://www.maxtor.com/) / Quantum (http://www.quantum.com/):
  MaxBlast 3.6 03.13.2003): http://www.maxtor.com/en/support/downloads/maxblast3.htm
  Also http://www.maxtor.com/en/support/products/index.htm
  Powermax v4.06 (06.02.2003): http://www.maxtor.com/en/support/downloads/powermax.htm
  Maxtor(Quantum) SCSIMax v1.21 (05.14.2003): http://www.maxtor.com/en/support/downloads/scsimax.htm

Samsung (http://www.samsung.com/)
  Disk Manager 10.02 (08.30.2001): http://www.samsung.com/Products/HardDiskDrive/utilities/index.htm
  Also: http://www.samsungelectronics.com/hdd/support/utilities/utilities_index.html
  HUTIL (Diag Utility for New Drives) v1.15 (08.19.2003):http://www.samsung.com/Products/HardDiskDrive/utilities/hutil.htm
  SHDIAG (Diagnostic for Old Drives) v1.25: http://www.samsung.com/Products/HardDiskDrive/utilities/shdiag.htm
  SUTIL (Utility for Old Drives) 1.01 (09.13.2002): http://www.samsung.com/Products/HardDiskDrive/utilities/sutil.htm

Seagate (http://www.seagate.com/)
  SeaTools v2.00.09 (06.27.2003) - English: http://seagate.com/support/seatools/index.html
  SeaTools v1.06.02 (01.10.2003) - Other: http://seagate.com/support/seatools/

Western Digital (http://www.wdc.com/)
  Data Lifeguard v10.0 for drives > 137GB (September 2003): http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp
  Data Lifeguard v2.8 for drives < 137GB (August 2002):http://support.wdc.com/download/dlgless137.asp
  DLG Diagnostic v5.03 (September 2003):http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp#diagutils
  DLGDIAG for Windows v1.0 (April 2003): http://support.wdc.com/download/#windlg
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by:lordiano
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Yes, i bet it was, because i heard a consistent spinning sound from the harddrive and then it just seems that its stuck so i hit the reset button,
now everything runs super slow comparing to what it used to run..
i think i have to download the data lifeguard thing
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by:lordiano
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right now the harddrive is partitioned into two partitions,
I would hate to lose all the information stored on the other partition....
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