Question about Samsung SpinPoint P80 SP1604N 160 GB Hard Drive

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My perfect image 12 software will not create a image of my Samsung SP1604N hard drive. I am using it to back up to 1 terabite external drive with plenty of space, Two other computers have been successfully backed up prior to and after attempting the Samsung drive. Perfect Imiage software says it has a I/O error and to run diagnostics software and I have ran System Mechanic Professional on it numerous times as well as windows scandisk, I do not have any other problems with this drive that I know of. My Virus software is up to date and well used. Is it a Motherboard issue? The software I run is windows XP 2002 SP2 Home Edition Is there a Driver upgrade out there? The computer is about 4 years old.

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No this is a drive firmware issue and software incompatablility issue. You can see if perfect image has a patch for the drive likewise with samsung.

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