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Subject: Re: HD register error
From: Frank Incensed (frankincensed_at_hotmail.com)
as you can tell by now Im not the most high tech guy, how does one reformat
the hd ? I also tried viewing the contents of the disc with the usb but it
wont work because of the error msg
>From: Neon John <johngd_at_bellsouth.net>
>Subject: Re: HD register error
>Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 21:55:27 -0500
>On Fri, 26 Dec 2003 21:35:13 -0500, "Frank Incensed"
> >would the battery deal cause that crazy error msg.
> >HD register error
> >SC1 (85) 227
> >SN1 (170) 0
> >SC2 (170) 18
> >SN2 (85) 211
>Once the operating voltage drops below that which the logic requires to
>operate, it is no longer "logical". The logic inside the chips can assume
>nonsensical states that mean nothing. The only thing that means anything
>the presence of the message(s), indicating that the HD isn't getting enough
>power to properly operate.
>The real risk is that in the process of scrambling, the hard drive logic
>randomly fire the write head. This could occur anywhere, since by
>the logic is illogical during an undervoltage. It could fire during a
>head movement, between sectors or on top of valid data. If you're lucky,
>hard drive only needs reformatting. If servo information gets wiped, the
>drive is toast. This is something to avoid if at all possible.
>John De Armond
>Cleveland, Occupied TN
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