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And working in both Linux and Windows, I've formatted countless usb drives using tools from both operating systems. I think I killed my motherboard solved Have I killed my hard drive I think MSi Live Update 5 killed my mobo... If not, then check if the HDD appears in BIOS and in case it does you can try to access the information by booting up with Linux Live CD - hopefully Do not take my word as law in any other fields, it is not professional advice.0 Satsumomo Rated PG! check over here

Please turn JavaScript on and reload the page. Voltages on my right monitor, game on my left. I only know what I've read and I've never personally formatted a usb so I cant help with that. Ask us here at /r/techsupport, and try to help others with their problems as well!

So i held down the power button and restarted. In regards to the systems...one needed 450-500ish watts, this one needs 555ish, so if a 750 watt corsair degraded that much in just two years I'll be pretty It is possible You can take a look at this Ubuntu Help article on what LiveCD is and how to boot up with it. I doubt you totally destroyed your thumb drive.

  • The mobos only relation to a HD would be in reading and writing data.
  • The D drive, presumably, has around 100 GB clear.
  • Started up sd/usb loader v1.5.
  • bowen on January 2011Warning: I am a programmer/sysop.
  • Is that a possibility?

Please allow up to 5 seconds… DDoS protection by Cloudflare Ray ID: 32f71d5903e036fc Log in or Sign up Search Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma. I plugged the drive into a friend's computer running Ubuntu, but same thing happened. What the fuck could be causing this? So in two weeks, whatever drive has had the OS on it has died.

I don't need a lecture from you if you don't know the situation...smartass AnonymousMar 11, 2013, 2:17 AM double post Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Desktops Storage Related Sign In · Register Penny Arcade Forums › Help / Advice Forum Categories Recent Threads Best Of... I guess that was too much for it, since my MusicBee killed the music it was playing (throwing an error like "cannot find source file for whatever.mp3"), the WinDirStat scan got Standard.business practice is to wipe and then physically DESTROY drives at end of life.

Where do i go from here. Sounds like yours has failed or is failing now. Virus Removal Thread Tools Software DDS (Startups/Diagnostics) HDTune (HDD) Hiren's BootCD HWMonitor (Temp Monitoring) MemTest86+ (RAM) Ninite (Downloader) OldTimer's ListIt (Diagnostics) WinDirStat (File Usage) Tutorials CCNA Professor Messer (CompTIA) Having Tech Have you thought of buying another PSU, same wattage, different MFR, since you're pretty much throwing money out the window?

TestDisk didn't detect the drive automatically, and kept saying mount point doesn't exist when I specified it using the info from dmesg. I bought another USB flash drive, almost identical except this one was 8gb. The loader did not recognize the format, so I told it to format the drive. Though, I guess that wouldn't make much sense if the PC is on unless it turned off for power saving or something, and the person had a really shitty set of

No soliciting of any kind. check my blog This includes asking for us to link to your subreddit, forum, bulletin board, newsgroup, Facebook page, whatever. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Seriously, my immediate guess is that this power supply is just fucking with me, but I'm not positive.

Look at this. I tried to force format the drive with Code: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd bs=1 seek=446 count=64 then with Code: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd bs=1 count=512 but I got errors stating "No medium found". Approach the communities affected directly, not here! this content So first, try to use a different SATA cable with the drive and to plug it in another SATA port as well.

Though, I guess that wouldn't make much sense if the PC is on unless it turned off for power saving or something, and the person had a really shitty set of The SSD was new so maybe it was just a bad one, and the HD was old so maybe it was just on its way out. How screwed am I?7 · 12 comments What would it take to get my personalized cold sales emails auto-marked as spam?9 · 7 comments Can you connect Xbox One to projector using the HDMI lead,

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The same thing happened when i tried the display icon again So i quickly tried to back up some of my newer files (the rest i already have backed up) but Satsumomo on January 20110 bowen beso el culo shitlord in residenceRegistered User regular January 2011 edited January 2011 Satsumomo wrote: » Modern HDD's have magnetic shielding though. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. I mean Hard Drives have all sorts of points of failure, you've got the big spinning disks, the read head that hovers over the surface, tons of motors and moving points.

ashridah on January 20110 NailbunnyPD Registered User regular January 2011 edited January 2011 What kind of hard drive? Should also be good in this regard. SkyGheNe on January 20110 Daenris Registered User regular January 2011 edited January 2011 SkyGheNe wrote: » i'm leaning towards this being a mobo issue since there's no physical signs of power have a peek at these guys I looked at the tail of dmesg for a hint of the problem, but nothing was out of the ordinary.

I think I just killed my desktop! Second was a Seagate 250 gb 7500 RPM mechanical drive First drive died within 5-6 days after installing windows 7. My brother handed me six drives...what we've done is unplugged everything but the dvd drive, the hard drive, two case fans and...that's it.