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Have you run chkdsk /r yet? From recovery console? if you run it from recovery console it will tell you.
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Alright "chkdsk c:/f/r" kept coming up as an invalid volume or something to that extent.
So I just did a standard "CHKDSK" command. Came up saying "This volume contains one or more unrecoverable problems".

Does that mean just a few bad sectors or that the drive is totalled?
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drive is totaled....
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drive is totaled....


As in it would be more beneficial to just shell out and get a new HDD?
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drive is totaled....


As in it would be more beneficial to just shell out and get a new HDD?


Yes, and the sooner the better. You may be able to use the software CD that comes with the new drive to clone the old operating system if it can be accessed at all.
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drive is totaled....


As in it would be more beneficial to just shell out and get a new HDD?


Yes, and the sooner the better. You may be able to use the software CD that comes with the new drive to clone the old operating system if it can be accessed at all.

That's not a big concern since I have the reformat disk and already deleted all the info. Know where I can pick up a cheap 40+ GB HDD. Newegg's cheapest I think is 60$.
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