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April 28, 2008, 07:20 AM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: London, Ontario
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check your hard drive temps, last time i had a smart error it was because the fan that was cooling them piled up. unfortunatly the damage was permanant so i always got that error and ended up ditching the drives.
I don't think it should be temps. the HDDs are placed a rack apart to improve airflow, and there is an intake fan blowing cool air across them. The fan was working the whole time.
They are new drives, though, so I guess if they fail at all they probably fail now. I just registered them for warranty, so thats not a problem.
One other thing. I'm using Vista OEM (which the license informs me in more than three places is highly illegal). Will there be any difficulty re-installing it on the new drive?
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