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Hard Drive testing.. (Was: Re: DriveReady SeekComplete Error and DriveStatusError)

The best thing really to do is go to the drive manufacturer's website, and
find and download their diagnostic software for your hard drive.
Unfortunately, you'll need some kind of DOS-bootable floppy or hard drive
partition to RUN the software. I just had two hard drives go to a series
of brownouts, and ran the (Western Digital's and Maxtor's) software to
test the drives that hadn't yet gone bad. I found out that neither
company's software will work correctly under FreeDOS (as of last week's
beta release) due to something with the way the programs handle the

So you might need to use a licensed version of some company's DOS to run
the software.

-- Ferret no baka

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