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AVG killed my SSD

by paulhendo777 / May 14, 2016 4:24 PM PDT

Morning, two days ago I up graded my OS from Windows 7 to windows 10, Toshiba satellite 500A, it was performing great, the next morning AVG asked me to do a restart, ( from memory it was for an update or something like that). Now it won’t start up, I have a black screen with the message, 'Media Test failure, and check cable’. It will not come out of this loop, my SSD Is totally non responsive, even as an external HD? What can I do? The SSD is practically brand new!

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No big.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 14, 2016 5:06 PM PDT
In reply to: AVG killed my SSD

All the SSDs I know have one year or more warranties. You will see failures due to the bath tub curve. At least I'm finding more Windows owners learning over the years never to trust a PC with files you can't lose.

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Thanks No Big
by paulhendo777 / May 14, 2016 6:22 PM PDT
In reply to: No big.

I considered the SSD failing as merely a coincidence, but has showed no sign of degeneration in the 12 months I’ve had it installed, not worried about files, I back them up regularly, Thanks for the reply cheers

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