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Microsoft window states "Replace or repair hard disk". Disk name is: SAMSUNG SP1203N ATA DEVICE. It said to back up my computer before trying to fix hard disk problem, BUT, my Gateway computer will not back up....it gives the message: "Backup Failure", data error, cyclic redundancy check. (0x80070017). I am contacting you from another computer. My windows is Vista. Thank you

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SOURCE: cyclic redundancy check

Cannot do it. It is a function built into the drive by the manufacturer. Besides, the CRC is a safety feature that helps ensure the data you THOUGHT you save is ACTUALLY the data you saved.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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SOURCE: i am getting the data error (cyclic redundancy

Hi,

A cyclic redundancy check, known as a CRC error, often occurs when you're attempting to transfer data to a hard drive. It's most commonly caused by an interruption in the recording process, but also can be a sign that you've got problems with your hard drive or optical drive.


Here are some steps fixed the issue:


  • Rule out problems with your computer Start by defragmenting your disk. Click the "Windows or Start" button in the lower-left corner of your computer screen and select "Control Panel." Click the "System and Security" icon. Choose "Administrative Tools," then "Defragment your hard drive." This will clear up clutter on your hard drive that could be causing the error


  • Use the CHKDSK program in Windows to see if there are other problems with your hard drive. Click the Windows or Start button and select My Computer or Computer. Right-click the drive with the CRC error. Choose Properties, then select the "Tools" tab. Click Check Now. Make sure the program will fix disk errors by checking the top square in the dialog box. Click Start.


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    Posted on Jan 31, 2011

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    SOURCE: windows has detected a hard disk problem

    you could run the chkdsk utility
    click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/r/f which will scan for and attempt to recovery any bad sectors and automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive there are many ways of running the chkdsk utility

    click start right click on my computer you should see your drive usually C: select properties click tools check now tick both boxes automatically fix files and scan for and attempt recovery on any bad sectors or you could tick one box and wait until its finished then return and tick the other box

    then select check now,start should schedule this task when restart
    it will only schedule on restart if its the Primary hard drive with an operating system on it
    do not do anything while the chkdsk utility is in progress any input may damage your computer

    hope it helps

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