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Quantum fireball version 3.5 hard drive

I have alot of bad clusters on this hard drive. Is there anyway I can fix the proplem shrt of buying a new or used hard drive?

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Go to my computer>properties or from the start>all programs>accessories>system tools>disk defragmenter try to defragment your drives on the hard disk...

this will help you

thankyou

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dear hmanhcc,
I'm had same problem before,
the solution might not perfect but it's call a sollution.

#if you dealing with quantum drive (what ever its type, it will running unstable with SMART error. it caused by bad product quality. but you want to save the data inside you must replace whole controller board with the same type!. nothing else, and quickly backup all data to other drive.

it just remind me how bad nightmare dealing with those kind of drive....
remember, always prepare a plan to buy another hardisk when you had that drive over 3 year service.

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