Bill Davidsen wrote: > Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: >> I have had good luck getting Western Digital drives replaced. If you >> run their diagnostic code, or have a drive that will not test >> because it will not spin up, you can go for an advance exchange - >> you have to have a credit card, so they can charge you if you do not >> send the bad drive back. >> > Is this a bootable test program, or does it require that you be running > Windows? I've heard of hardware vendors claiming their hardware warranty > only covered use in Windows machines. > There are both Windows and DOS versions. You can also download a bootable floppy or CD image. You can also download the "Ultimate Boot CD". It is a CD with all kinds of tools, including disk test tools. For a lot of the tools, it simulates booting from the test floppy using a virtual drive A. It is worth having in your "toolkit". http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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