Yet another bad hard drive and another SpinRite session.

This would be the fourth bad hard drive in 7 days that I’m working on. This time Windows XP would boot but failed to bring up the GUI. For sure there are bad sectors on the hard drive that host the system files.I am currently running SpinRite to attempt the recovery process. By all mean …

This Hard Drive Recovery is going to take a long time.

I’m running SpinRite 6 on a MacBook Hard Drive. It has been 24 hours since I started the process and it barely passed the 2% mark. This is going to take a long time. I just hate seeing hard drives gone bad, but it happens a lot. Disclaimer: I bought SpinRite a few years ago …