Maxtor Warranties and Backup Now!

0 – Warranty Services. Don’t get caught like me. One of our three brand new Maxtor DiamondMax 10 300GB hard drives just failed. I suspect it is the luck of the draw plus maybe the fact that we defragged it quite a bit and maybe the heat, but in any case, make sure to backup your data.

I’m replacing it with a 750GB Seagate 7200.10. Windows XP is amazing, you just install a giant drive like that and you load it.

I’m going to end up with a pair of 750GB drives in our main machine. That is more than a terabyte in a desktop machine. Wow.

Strange thing was that SMART didn’t detect the failure.