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Use EXTREME caution and don't mess with the drive numbers and risk deleting data on wrong drive. (AIDA32 can perform a sequential write for each sector on the drive.) I suggest Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. use different media, try Verbatim for example. Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsGeneral HardwareHard Drives Solved hitachi disposition code 0x72 Tags:HitachiDrive easytech36 July 12, 2012 at 12:37:15 Specs: Windows 7 how do I fix this See weblink

These tools include DFT, Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.), and Predictive Failure Analysis. The drive may fail soon and should be replaced as soon as possible. purecomedy10-26-06, 10:06 PMThanks for the feedback. Go to Solution 4 Comments LVL 63 Overall: Level 63 Windows XP 17 Storage Hardware 15 Web Browsers 3 Message Accepted Solution by:SysExpert2009-07-27 plug the hijack log into http://www.hijackthis.de and http://www.computing.net/answers/hardware/hitachi-disposition-code-0x72/86399.html

The current test was canceled by user and cannot be completed. Launch the Search Engine Menu: In chrome, via you… Web Browsers Google Apps Office / Productivity Advertise Here 772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days. BDPCR Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 1 Location: South Florida Got this code checking a DELL XPS 1530 that recently blue screened using Drive Fitness test extended tests. (it would Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We

The SeaTools utility shows a (short DST Fail) Short drive test, as well as Fail for the generic test, performed these tests in windows environment in safe mode to minimize app system is a disk drives way of notifying of possible failure in the future." In the screenshot in the pdf file it called the 0x72 a defective device however because I They mask out the defective portions of the disk in the firmware so they're unused and move on with life. just seeming to go slower than it should after optimizations of everything including registry, defragmanations, etc...

In the recovery console way I would go to 25% it would stall for 5 minutes or so than jump to about 50% finally getting to 75% and jumping back down Available for floopy boot disk, OR an easier method - CD Image (ISO file). The easiest method to create the test disk is burning the "CD Image" to a CD using something Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... http://pcrepairaugustaga.com/hitachi-drive-fitness-test-code-listing/ The selected device could not be found on the selected port.

The Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) has detected a drive problem. YES Is it gonna fail soon ? There is a wrong or unknown parameter0x33 -Function cannot be executed on this device0x40 -System interrupts the current operation. I don't put a lot of stock in diagnostics.

The test result code should then be displayed as 0x00 (drive now healed and OK). http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19463826 Sign in here. You can run the "Erase Disk" utility of DFT. How does my drive go from "The drive may fail soon and should be replaced as soon as possible." to being in perfect health according to the diagnostic?

If problems still run on, clone or image your current disk onto another disk. have a peek at these guys An attempt was made to test an ATA Slave device, but an ATA Master cannot be detected. I could not log into safe mode after the BSOD and check the dump files to determine what caused the BSOD. View Results Poll Finishes In 5 Days.Discuss in The LoungePoll History About Us | Advertising Info | Privacy Policy | Terms Of Use and Sale | Copyright Policy | Contact Us©

Rivas10-26-06, 08:33 PMIs the drive working ? This will perform verify command for all block on that partition and force bad sectors to remap. Amro10-29-06, 12:30 PMyosc said it all -- be cautious, the drive might survive and it might not..no way to know (depends on if the surface defects spread and only time will check over here purecomedy10-27-06, 12:49 AMAll Seagate utility found was 3 bad sectors and that it failed the test.

DISPOSITION CODE = 0X72 #1 BDPCR, Aug 13, 2010 Xander Expand Collapse Banned Likes Received: 62 Location: Niagara region, Ontario First google result: http://club.myce.com/f7/drive-fitness-test-error-codes-89525/ DFT Error Code 0x72 Device S.M.A.R.T. If problems disappear, your HDD may be problematic. I'm still very confused.

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I would probably take a cautious approach to it -- use the drive as it's most likely just fine, but back up your data regularly (you should anyway). So long as the defect doesn't spread to neighboring sectors and so on, your the drive will be fine. Amro10-28-06, 12:01 PMFirst of all, Seagate makes good drives, but let me give some insight on how hard disks are made and work. I get the same error, though my sense code is slightly different. (Sense Code =0x0C. 0x08) It has worked fine in the past and has done so burning many DVD's of

It just gets worse with every fix Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Jay Ducharme, Jay Ducharme Aug 23, 2005 7:31 AM in response to john Arcara Level I've also seen them begin a downhill spiral, even when the errors say "fixed". Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? this content Yeah what's weird is that no immediate smart codes are seen by HDTune at all.

Long as you stick with their top models...the 3 and 5 year drives, and stay away from their cheap 1 year drives (such as the old Seagate U series, and WD This will delete all data on the disk! Should I try to stress this drive all to hell, burn it out so I get a new one under warranty. If the drive is not seen by the BIOS or is not spinning0x21 - ATA Master device not present.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites BarryKNathan 0 Member Member 0 378 posts Location:Irvine, CA Interests:computers :) Posted May 19, 2006 · Report post lately ive Then I'll have to hook up the other 200 Gb drive to see if it fails too or if it is just the one that is bad.