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I've had a 500GB Western Digital My Book drive for over 2 years now and all of a sudden it errored out on my last week and my MacBook couldn't fix the error so i had to buy another external hard drive (a G Tech this time) and back it up and reformat it. i did that and a couple of days later, the drive locked up and errored out again. i reformatted again and now today it's having problems again. is the drive shot? how long do they last? how long should they last?

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click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/f which will automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive then defragment your hard drive
good luck with this

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