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You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Expert: VanMagnus Systems replied6 years ago. Thanks for your help. Ask Your Own Mac Question Share this conversation JustAnswer in the News: Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites useful reference

Of course, seems likely the HD is bad, but the iBook also shows evidence of mishandling (a couple chunks broken out of the top case), which makes me wonder if perhaps It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. course (?) It was tasty. After hearing the complete story, told with far more details than I'm posting here, the technician (who was had an arrogant "know-it-all" attitude) recomended that I left the PowerBook there, so https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1237784?start=15&tstart=0

Copyright ? 2015 MacGurusAll Rights Reserved Log in or Sign up Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Media Search Media New Media Members Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity 0 From what I can ascertain, I believe your HDD is failing. But system administration has never been one of my talents. course (?) It was tasty.

  • Running the "Detailed" test, though, has an issue.
  • What I meant is that in every other forum I checked, the solution for similar problems (Apple Hardware Test Mass Storage Errors, i/O error -36, etc etc...) was always the replacement
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  • I was downloading data from a ZOOM digital recorder Expert: VanMagnus Systems replied6 years ago.
  • thank you Reply With Quote 10-26-2008,03:29 PM #2 johnwd5 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jun 19, 2008 Posts 198 can you boot in safe mode then repair disk/permissions ?
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  • Turned it off last night and got up this a.m.
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NO PROBLEMS THERE... Oh... If something new happens (good or bad), I'll post here, ok??? I was convinced that the problem was the hard drive...

Because such a is continued 2 time 3 time, you tried using the Apple Hardware Test CD. There is no substitute for a good backup.Cheers cornelius Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by steverooth, steverooth Dec 31, 2007 1:14 PM in response to cornelius Level 1 So, other than the partitioning, sounds like you did the right thing. Cheers..

Submitted: 6 years ago. Give them a ring & save yourself some time. So I put it all back together and installed 10.4 without any problem, everything seemed fine. Sign In or Register to comment.

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That was scary, anyway. read review God bless, Bill Bill M. Also, did you run Disk Utility to see what the S.M.A.R.T statud was? Members have access to different forum appearance options, and many more functions.

Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by cornelius, cornelius Dec 31, 2007 8:47 PM in response to steverooth Level 6 (17,825 points) Dec 31, 2007 8:47 PM in response see here Zero, rinse, repeat. When I installed the Seagate 100 drive into my 1.5 GHz, I zeroed the HD successfully. Reformat and re-install is an avenue of last resort, but it is an avenue when all else fails and should be used as such.It is always good practice to have an

Ask Your Own Mac Question Customer: replied6 years ago. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Apple Desktops Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements Community Polls Sponsored Without even mentioning the possibility of a zero-format... this page grant Posts: 11member July 2003 Well, once I'd got back in, I made a recent back up to my external HD and then rebooted using a DiskWarrior CD.

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So, that's ok...

I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous. The time now is 06:16 PM. You can spread the word that zeroing all data only makes your machine work when your hard drive is failing, and even then unreliably. Category:Mac Share this conversation Expert: VanMagnus Systems replied6 years ago.

They agree that it isn't worth the cost. If it can't finish, then the bad blocks weren't all mapped out. Reply With Quote 10-26-2008,05:23 PM #5 pajdzn View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Oct 26, 2008 Posts 7 The repair disk didn't report any problems. http://lanprolab.net/apple-error/apple-error-21.php Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email •