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Slow recovery

November 19, 2014

A story of a very sick little hard disk drive
 

 

One of our customers called us with a VERY slow laptop.
We test the hard disk and it's only at 9% health. The lowest we have ever seen one.

Previous low was 11%.

 

We set about trying to clone the drive to a new one.

Three days later and huge amounts of I/O errors, the process completed.
Drive now at just 2% health.
We refitted the new hard disk expecting the worst.
What we got was a surprise. First boot, stright into Windows. No errors.
A full file scan to be sure and now the laptop is up and running and blissfully happy.
No, wait..... that last part about blissfully happy. Well, that's us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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