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Hard Drive Warranty Service?


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SMART has told me my 250 GB junk drive is going bad. It is still under warranty. I'm a little leary of sending my drive back to WD with information on it. What do you guys typically do in this situation? thanks

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rofl......i know if for some reason i could NOT clean a drive of mine, there waint NO way i would send it to anyone, not even my mom....although the chances are small that they would even hook it up.....it is still a chance, and thats just me :)

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Well, I was lazy and didnt try DBAN until it was too late, the drive has now failed, I tried dban, but it was going ridiculously slow... (699 hours to complete the wipe). Looks like I might as well destroy it now

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DBAN is always slow unless you do the quick mode wipe

 

I used autonuke, which was apparently the short method, It was moving fine until it (the drive) clicked rather loudly for a minute or 2 then it slowed to a snails crawl

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