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Old 03-06-2012, 06:48 PM
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Default dead hard drive second opinion

have this new client who is really anal(sorry couldnt think of a better word)

heres the problem.... they installed patches and then vista wold worknt(laptop sony vaio vgn-cr290)

This is were i can in... just in case a recovered all their personal data and found a vista oem disk i had laying around... (COA on the bottom).

booted up to see what the error message was. the startup repair listed a whole bunch of tests with error 0x0.

Look on google at seems to be a big problem after updates. long story short tried reinstallation 3 times. each time almost making it to the end but then failing.

then i loaded up ubcdwin(which i probably done first) ran disk wiper. there were like 1,000,000 errors. ran check disk said it fine. tried to reinstall and failed again same thing.

its got to be a bad hard drive right? any help would be greatly appreciated!

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