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RE: [vox-tech] working around bad blocks?
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RE: [vox-tech] working around bad blocks?

Well, hmmmmm, click/read click/read click/read.  Grumble grumble grumble.  

I haven't replaced a drive in a few years.  The last two I replaced were
Western Digital  (4GB and 8GB fairly new at the time so that's how long since
an HD failure for me).  I see on Western Digitals site that 3 year warrantees
can be purchased for an additional $20. ick!

Least I got the rest of it correct. :)


-----Original Message-----
From: msimons@moria.simons-clan.com [mailto:msimons@moria.simons-clan.com] 
Sent: Sunday, October 20, 2002 11:11 PM
To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] working around bad blocks?

On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 09:06:17PM -0700, Steven Peck wrote:
> Many hard drives have a 5 year warrantee now, so I would go to the 
> venders website and see if they have a utility to test your drive.

1 year warrantee... on drives currently for sale.
3 year warrantee... on drives for sale before Oct 1st.

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