faking a dead hdd

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by canadian_divx, Mar 7, 2003.

  1. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    ok a friend has this computer of mine with a 40gb drive in it, he says that it is dead but it is only a little over a year old and has never been damaged, he wants to keep the drive and he wont let me look at it to make sure it is dead, is there a way to fake a dead hdd and is there a way to detect it?
     
  2. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    yea, set the jumpers a certian way or make sure that the IDE is not in correctly. a variety of things can happen
     
  3. jkipk

    jkipk OSNN Addict

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    Your friend has your computer and hd and he won't let you look at it? Have you answered the question in your custom user text?

    (sorry couldn't resist)

    kip
     
  4. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    exactly what do you mean he WONT let you look at YOUR harddrive? if its yours tell him to give it the hell back and look at it all you want ! Seriously think about it a minute....why on earth would he WANT a DEAD harddrive?
     
  5. Herkalees

    Herkalees Guest

    Cool friend.
     
  6. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    kick him in the head as a precaution against fraud :p
     
  7. funky dredd

    funky dredd Moderator

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    nice friend you got there. I would ask to see it again!
     
  8. JJH35

    JJH35 OSNN Addict

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    well i had an 80gig hd that didnt even last a year, but i dont see why he wont show u it, just kick his ass
     
  9. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    he's trying 2 get a new harddrive:p . demand it back 2 look @ it:cool:
     
  10. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    Dont be such a fecking wuss canadian_divx. Its your bloody property, TAKE it back!

    Nothing personal, but come on!

    ;)
     
  11. PC-Dude

    PC-Dude Guest

    Plain and simple tell him to give you the drive to test or he's not getting a new one. If he still resists ...pretend to give in and tell him to come over to pick it up and when he walks in kick his ass! :D
     
  12. XP Abuser

    XP Abuser Guest

    Throw the HD at his Head That Should get It Working:mad:
     
  13. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

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    your so called friend is trying to either pull something on you or he did something to the drive and he doesn't want u to see exactly what it was that he did (ie; was looking in the case while eating and droped a piece of turkey covered with mayo on it or something like that. and he is just embarassed to tell u he made a booboo.:eek:
     
  14. Erbmaster

    Erbmaster Moderator Folding Team

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    LOL, I agree......"SOME" friend.:mad:

    You could always offer this buddy of yours the option to take it into his local PC repair shop, to have his ass stung

    ...although perhaps that could be the problem...

    Anyone from the UK will remember the story of Gary Glitter .lol:D

    Makes you wonder just what's on "his"......sorry I mean "your" HDD.:eek: :eek:
     
  15. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

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    I'm from the US tell me the story!!! I wanna hear it!
     
  16. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    famous 70's glam rocker who took his pc with child pr0n on to PC World...
     
  17. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    canadian_divx, you can tell your "friend" where he can stick that drive after you've checked that it's really dead! What an a$$hole (pun!).

    [​IMG] <---- *hint*