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DFT Error MESSAGE

by kraziman2020 / April 25, 2018 1:28 PM PDT

When I boot a PC or laptop with my DFT cd, I keep getting an error message. I'm used to being able to use this tool flawlessly to test hard-drives but as of late I keep hitting a brick wall. Here's a snap:

DFT-ERROR.png

By the way, I tried windft as a workaround but that's a no-go as well. Any help on this is greatly appreciated.

Post was last edited on April 25, 2018 1:37 PM PDT

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What is this PC?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 25, 2018 1:41 PM PDT
In reply to: DFT Error MESSAGE

I don't see PC details but the BIOS bit I see seems to put this at over a decade. Also tell what you are testing for.

As to drive B, did you disable that in the BIOS? I remember I had to in older PCs.

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In reply to: DFT Error MESSAGE
by kraziman2020 / April 26, 2018 2:41 AM PDT
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I'm running this on an HP 17-G series laptop and a Lenovo Thinkcentre M92z

As to drive B, disable the diskette in BIOS?

Thanks

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 26, 2018 8:06 AM PDT

If no diskette drive, be sure they are disabled. To really get into machines, let's stick to full model numbers and not series in the future.

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