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Old 07-14-2006, 06:44 PM   #1
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A few know that last night it was determined that my desktop pc has some corrupt files and that was causing some minor issues. Not huge..but large enough to bother me.

Starting the rebuild with a full format and fresh load of everything.

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cya later.
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Formatting 240gig from scratch..no fast format going on here..at 7%
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Formatting 240gig from scratch..no fast format going on here..at 7%
Ouch.... I have a 160GB.... takes F-o-r-e-v-e-r.
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You must be on a backup eh Bill, good luck Bud. keep us informed as it goes along. Hopefully The "patient" will make a full recovery.
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may the schwatrz be with you.......



what kind of a machine do you have?
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So when your done are you going to use host XP drivers or try the HP software againg.?
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Good thing is I don't need to format the other two data drives.. so I tossed the good stuff onto them and fired off the C:

I built the machine about 4 years ago.

It'* an Asus MB P4S8X,
2.8Gig Intel processor,
1 gig ram at whatever speed was the fastest at the time for it. i think it'* 2100 or 2700.
2 maxtor SATA 120'* in a C: raid,
2 maxtor IDE 120'*
Vid card is a Radeon 9700 with dual outputs..(gotta have dual screens)
SB Audigy sound card
A sony CD/DVD burner
Creative 52x cd rom

odd you guys ask...I got some excess stuff laying around.. anyone intersted for cheap?
Radeon 7200 64mb graphics card...ati agp
netgear pci ethernet card
Radeon 7000 32mb graphics card ati agp
d link pci ethernet card
2 Hp laptop removable floppy drives part# 193080-01
superdisk 100mb 3.5 drive
TT chipset blue orb cooling fan.. 50x50x15 4600rpm 15cfm
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Probably go minimum installs on both machines..although the hp software would be nice..

36% formatted
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ugggghhhh....
that always sux. However, formating my 2 x 160gb hds in a raid 0 was the fastest format ive ever done. maybee 20 minutes?
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