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Subject: Re: HD Error...My baby won't boot!
From: sophana (
Date: 2004-06-01

Nick Brodich wrote:

>It's worse than I thought. I couldn't back up my files, because there were
>errors all over the place. So I did a complete reformat, knowing that all
>data would be lost. Since it was all CDs I own, I can replace it.
>ANYWAY..even after I have erased everything on the hard drive and have
>completely reformatted, I still cannot get my unit to boot up. I get the
>"Jukebox Ver: 5.08", then a quick HD Error, then a flicker and a shut down.
>I guess the hard drive is worse off than I thought. Any suggestions, other
>than warm up my credit card?
yes remove the hard drive and insert it in a laptop then do a low level
format with approriate dos tools (like ultimate boot cd), it worked for
me several times.


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