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Second hard drive dropping out

by habyski / March 21, 2009 12:47 PM PDT

My PC, XP SP 3, has two HDs , C is the main one & E is the addition.
They both come alive when I start the comptuter , however E drive drops out after about 30" & returns when I restart the computer. If I'm accessing E drive it remains alive. Up until a couple of weeks ago it was ok for 2 years

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So do you do this every year?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 21, 2009 1:17 PM PDT
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For diagnosis.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 21, 2009 2:09 PM PDT

You'll have to find an engineering firm with test gear and more. Usually we're happy to just fix the thing. But sometimes a diagnosis or "Why?" is asked and the quest for an engineering firm and some thousands later we find the cause.

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Second hard drive dropping out
by habyski / March 21, 2009 1:48 PM PDT

A simple question , why does my 2nd hard drive drop out after about 30"

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