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By the way I'm running Win XP
Have you 'tested the HDD at question with the HDD
mfgs DIAG ? Each has a DIAG to test their drives...suggest dowloading and testing.
Let us know.
Have you checked the mfg's website ?
You're explanations are so vague... please elaborate
To find out more, tell more.
You have told us no details about your hard disk such as make and model. Given so little to work with we have to use generic answers like this.
"Go to the hard disk makers web site and see if they offer you a diagnostic. Use that to test your hard disk."
If you had supplied the make and model then some will supply you a link and possibly the exact test to run.
Questions always help
That's why people ask questions to find extra information others mistakenly leave off... It's a Western Digital
That question is asked each time you post.
You may be missing those "words in red."
It's an ongoing issue in these forums that many disregard those words and lose time and maybe getting a fast accurate answer.
As to the Western Digital added information, I think my prior reply is sufficient for you to go find the articles or software. But without the model number I decline to look since the issue could be related to that specific drive.
Unlike call in support where you pay, you need to consider this is all volunteer so make it easy for others to help you out. If you don't know the make and model just say so and members will note methods to fill in the missing details.
Have you looked at the drive MFG's website support ??
How do you mean?
What do you mean when you say it turns off and on? If you can describe the symptoms a bit, it would help in understanding just what the problem is.
Randomly while I'm using it the hard drive will stop spinning as if it doesn't have power, and a second later start spinning again.
It's always a random time; 5 minutes today, 3 hours tomorrow, 15 minutes the next time.
OK the problem's been fixed.
Some people on Yahoo Answers sent me a link to a program to fix it...
You don't want to share the fix?
Would have been nice...doubt we'll hear !