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Return code: 7

My friend has a Maxtor 6E040L0 - Fail. Return Code:7 Not booting into XP - Unmountable-/boot_volume. chkdsk worked on 3rd attempt yet keep getting same error code up. have tried Xp safe mode etc. Any Ideas appreciiated??

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Sounds like you need a new hardrive, i would reccomend getting a replacement drive and then hooking up the dead/dying hardrive up as slave to recover what you can, disabling S.M.A.R.T might get you to a situation where you can get what you need and then bin the drive

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