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Does anyone know how long it takes to run a NON-Destructive test on a 80 gig Maxtor HDD.

It has 9962 Cylinders, 255 Heads, 63 Sectors.

The test has been running for about 4-5 hrs & shows no bad sectors at the moment, at this time 8.15 am Tuesday Australia, it still has 8500 cylinders to go.

Is this normal to take this long as I have never run one before.

Any advice that your members could give would be greatly appreciated

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Yes this is normal :D

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