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I've dealt with machines where an erase/install doesn't fix the stability issues even without audible failure or SMART failing the drive. Especially however the ? I have noticed that the Airport preferences are missing too. View Public Profile Find More Posts by MacMelo MacMelo Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Feb 2005 Location:Florianópolis, Brasil Status: Offline Feb 15, 2005, 03:16 AM By the way... http://dukesoftwaresolutions.com/apple-error/apple-error-code-2stf-1-4.html

Chat Conversation EndedIf you are still working with your Expert on this question, you can post additional replies and receive additional information on this page.If you received a satisfactory answer in What I did was: 1. it is good with it was the person who is not thought, the ? Local AASP diagnosed a bad hard disk, but when I took the disk out and tested it thoroughly, it passed every test (and since I discovered that this AASP had left

Please refresh your browser. View Public Profile Find More Posts by Randman MacMelo Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Feb 2005 Location:Florianópolis, Brasil Status: Offline Feb 15, 2005, 02:57 AM Hi Randman, Thanks for your One or two days later, the situation was still the same... I have a G3 iBook that has that problem.

I have done all the usual things, zap pram, reload OS, reseated the RAM, etc. Ran a diagnostic and it came up with a error code! Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm. I've had more experiences of a zero being successful than not, which is odd because I know we've discussed the topic of zero/install in threads before.

I mean, it's running OS X, but all my personal files are already in a firewire drive... What do you think? F.'s Avatar John T. I am so glad I found it I will definitely use the service again if needed.

It is to repeat this you say it is the ?. When I try to open a file it says an I/O errorr occurred, 9/29/2016 9/30/2016 Mike I have an ipad pro not quite a year old and recently it has 9/29/2016 This can cause memory pile ups and error messages to appear on your operating system. Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion

I would verify with a surface scan and replace the drive. https://macosx.com/threads/apple-hardware-test-2stf-8-3-ata-100-ata-6-master-help.276121/ IMMEDIATELY I CONCLUDED THAT THE HD WAS AS GOOD AS DEAD... Life's a joke...If you're not laughing, then you didn't get it. MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products.

All of my browsers eventually could not get into the Hotmail inbox. check my blog Privacy / DMCA contact / Affiliate and FTC Disclosure Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD Register Help Remember Me? Is it possible to isolate the damaged sectors of the current HD in one hidden partition, so that I can use it in an external HD case??? Let me mention that I'm using the Hardware Test disk that was included with the software disks,and in 6 years of owning ibooks the G4 is my 3rd and this is

And they're right. We can go about the 3 to 4 hour of recovery through the means available to you through the OS X disk. If the clock was having troubles, I'd consider zapping pram and resetting the pmu. this content Have worked on MAC's since I was 16. 16924516 Type Your Mac Question Here...

View Public Profile Find More Posts by MacMelo Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Forum Links You are here: MacNN Forums > Hardware - here's what zeroing all data does: obviously, it writes zeros to the entire disk. The tech that worked on your machine is clearly wrong.

I can guarantee that I have more qualifications than the person that worked on your machine.

I was convinced that the problem was the hard drive... As for the ZERO-FORMAT thing, I know it's nothing new... What would be the downfall to using it in Safe mode until I can afford a new machine? the bighead - MacBook Pro 15" matte non-unibody 2.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, 120/SSD & 750GB/7200 - PM G4 Dual 1.25 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1x320 boot, 1x2TB TM Backup - 2x1TB

Smith Posts 7,727 When you format it, use the security option to write zeros to it. Results 1 to 13 of 13 Thread: iMac G5 won't boot Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 10-26-2008,01:47 PM #1 pajdzn View Profile View Forum Posts Member Any help appreciated! have a peek at these guys Was there any major events that occured before this happend?

SOLVED user: pass: Remember Me? Not often, mind you, just some of the time. Then it did. a few times the boot would be ok, while at other it would take forever...

but nothing works. If something new happens (good or bad), I'll post here, ok??? The time now is 06:26 PM. Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email •

Please refresh your browser. If tomorrow, you do not telephone to the apple, (crying) curiousuburb Posts: 3,325member July 2003 curiousuburb Posts: 3,325member July 2003 Quote:Originally posted by bauman No, but BabelFish does. My issue is inbility to complete an install of OSX after erassing hard drive and getting an all ok with disk. #3 peterclf, Aug 28, 2006 fryke uix_expand uix_collapse Moderator The problem occured on a PB 12".

Better to kill it with a good test, than spend the time and effort of getting it set up and putting data on it to then discover it is dying. "Imagine To summarize the hard drive could be failed and needs to be replaced.It could also be the ribbon cable that connects the hard drive to the logic board, or the logic it is good with it was the person who is not thought, the ?