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Which cd the repair or the hard drive test?
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hdd test
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used: "seatoolsdos223all" to test hdd

result: bad sector found [ fail ]

can not tell it to repair because the mouse does not respond
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Bad sector would mean possible bad hard drive.
As far as mouse not working you can use the Tab button to highlight the right entry and then click Enter.
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bit the bullet
fitted new hdd
loaded win xp
hooked the old [bad sector] hdd to the motherboard
managed to access the data on this drive

many thanx for your help and patience rshaffer61
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That is great to hear and everything is now running correctly for you?
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yes - all's well that ends well
thanx again
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Congratulations joedee. :rockon: for a successful resolution for your issue.

I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed us to assist you with your issue and for your patience.
Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help. :thumbsup: :ph34r:
This issue now appears to be resolved.


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