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Hello all,

A while back, maybe 6 months ago or so I had a hard drive crash (WD). It was only a logical crash so I was able to recover the data. The drive was only 4 or 5 months old. It was odd to loose the drive, but hey I figure I was the one guy who got the funky drive.

Anyway, now a few nights ago the replacement drive (Maxtor) for that drive is starting to show signs that it will crash. My PC has two HD's, the replacement drive (Maxtor) was my Windows drive originally. This drive was big so I just moved it down to slave and grabbed a smaller drive (Not Inportant) I had around for a new Windows installation (Master).

This seems odd to me, to loose to HD's in the same IDE position. Now My question is..could a Bad Power Supply be the culpret of this?

That is my best guess. If sois there any tool I can use to test this?

thanks for you help,
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Its possible the psu isnt suppling enough power but im not sure how to test it.

you can test the hardrive with this http://www.maxtor.co...&downloadID=113
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