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Broken by JoPereira Broken by JoPereira
A better title would be "broken piece of shit" which failed me with just few months of use.

No engie, you can't fix it. No one can. It's broken, like my faith in reliable hardware.
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Star-trek-Parker Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
I have personally had HORRID experiences with Seagate's hard drives. my external drives I got from them barely lasted a month. if you want reliable hard drives, get a Toshiba. my external drive from Toshiba has been whacked, dropped, thrown once, and generally misused, but it still works just as good as the day I got it out of the box.
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BHecq Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
So, you had no backups of the data? If it's just a storage drive you should probably make a habit of keeping a second hard drive that you keep an image of that disk on.

If you have multiple hard drives, get one that can fit them all.
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TheViewer Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
The moral of the story: redundancy and backups.
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useless5 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
so many ppl here yapping away at how engie can fix it...SHE'LL F**KING WRECK IT ITS NOT A GODDAMM SENTRY 
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Yams20X6 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
A broken 1TB hard drive? I know the pain...sadly. Le sigh!

I love the comics, by the way. <.<;
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PyroProducts12 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
She could have not only fixed it. She could have made it into a god damn Sentry
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Hexidextrous Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
Didn't know you were into the "Paper Child" form of art. Well its a great one in that genre.
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CatmanIX Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
>Seagate

Well, that explains it.
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Mattsnation Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
spah sappin my hard drive
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NihilWraith Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
ooh... a Saeger? Damn, that must be very discouraging... especially since its up there with all of the top gaming computers.
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kloppeder Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011
It's actually a SeaGate. :)
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AmateurArtist-924 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's from THAILAND, of COURSE it's broken... everyone knows you can only rely on stuff made from CHINA!
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FireFly139 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011
wahahaha plz fix mine :D
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Trocadero Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011
Engineer is credit to team?
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christianator Featured By Owner May 11, 2011
Its a seagate internal, there's your problem.
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Masterspeed Featured By Owner May 3, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I slightly feel your pain...except that instead of my HDD, It's my bloody CPU that's currently fried :/ brilliant huh?
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AlexKass84 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2011
WD is more reliable this days.
Have myself 4 raptors, 5 black caviars and 4 green. In RAID mostly. No fails with year of 24/7 running.
And man, everything is fixable.

Nice idea of a pic.

Anyway, luck with your hardware.
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RedKoshinomi Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol
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El-Mexicutioner Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2011
Should have at least frozen it to extract your lost data while you can.
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Malekit-GJ Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010
then i must be the unluckiest guy in the world cuz my HD hasn't broken yet in years of use... so i can get engie in mah room to fix it for me T-T
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niels2029 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2010
Jopereira mine died 3 times... 2x on seagate 1x on western digital..... my stable hard disk is now seagate "caviar green" this are the new drives that are released.. it nvr failed me in 1 year.... for now...
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Jesterbrand Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010
WD is where it's at bro!

1tb too... I hope ya had backups... >(
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Japamala Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I've never had any luck with seagates.

Western Digital, on the other hand, survived through things that hard-drives were not meant to survive, like the entire computer falling from a height of 3 feet.
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roelu86 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2010
I just got my Seagate 1TB replaced (free of charge) because my previous one crashed. That one actually looks exactly like mine - Barracuda 7200.12 :D.

But overall, Seagate still sucks :D
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Dev-pan Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
wahahaha go engi!
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Dev-pan Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
wahahaha, go blu engi, ur wrench is usless against the broken hardware! XD
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warzon2 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
YAY
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Alteser23 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
If only she could fix it for you. Then my computer wouldn't be so crappy
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Abazaba Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010
Am I the ONLY one who is of the opinion that Seagate is better than Western Digital. Over my computer lifetime. I have bought many a drive. All the seagate ones are working like a charm. Any time I have gotten a Western Digital drive it was crap. I have a 1.5tb drive and it works great. I plan on getting a second soon. As they drop in price I want to do a nice Raid 5 with a half dozen 1.5tb drives and be set for a while. So I don't know Hardware like Hard Drives are iffy. It is not about the company but WHERE it was made. Some HDs have defects, some manufacturers have more HDs with defects. Some manufacturers simply have ONE shitty factory that turns out crap and it is a roll of the dice if it will work.

Bottom line: Check your S.M.A.R.T. regularly and if it is important back it up weekly. If it is really important use off site back-ups. Mozy, and Carbonite, are good choices. Mozy gives you a free 2gb, to boot.
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Carsino Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2010
no you are not i had one WD blow up on me once!
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sabbakyunogarra Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010
Seagates tend to have basic issues. I've never lost a Western Digital drive, and if you're worried, try getting a few and set up a slick raid 0 or raid 5
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Carsino Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010
That the first Seagate i seen fail. i still have one after 5 years nothing bad yet
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Albinobeau3 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010
Don't buy seagate, nuff said.
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thevampiredio Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
miss fix it!:D
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Chris122990 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010
D: A whole terabyte gone. :<
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djyuki Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Já pensou em usar HDDs da Samsung? Eu não sou muito fã de Seagate também, trabalhei com elas por quatro anos e tive muitos problemas o tempo todo...
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MistaSmegheneghan Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010
Wrench fix EVERYTHING.

Except Apple products.
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Demongirl1012 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol nice
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outlawink Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010
Perhaps she can add big guns to it.
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Patacorow Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010  Hobbyist Filmographer
Don't worry. She will fix it.
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Tunddruff Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
Should have gotten a Maxtor hard drive
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greatshoyru Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
Never had a problem with Seagates myself... But Western Digital are the really reliable things you're looking for.
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DammittLC Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
Don't let these guys bash your impression of Seagate. I have drives that are going strong for years from Seagate!! But like all hardware they are subject to failure. With HDDs its not a matter of IF they will fail but WHEN! Be prepared for the inevitable and backup regularly!!

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I ran your drives info and it is STILL under SEAGATES warranty. Return the drive and get a new one (if it is indeed faulty) from Seagate.
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whiteless Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
cool pic :D
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heavythehobbit Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
Sad face...
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imric1251 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
engie can fix it! thou i think by fix she means add turrets and rocket launchers
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Midori-Boushi Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
Maybe it's just a freak accidental thing. I have the same HDD I think and mine has been operating well for the better part of 2 years now. Hope you can still avail of the warranty.
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CrazyTerabyte Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
Seagate? Must be bad luck or something, but last year I had failing Maxtor desktop HD less than 2 months after buying (and Maxtor is from Seagate nowadays); and also I got a strange "almost-crash" on my Seagate notebook HD.

Fortunately, I haven't lost any data, but since last year I started avoiding seagate hard disks.
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CrazyTerabyte Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
Seagate? Must be bad luck or something, but last year I had failing Maxtor desktop HD less than 2 months after buying (and Maxtor is from Seagate nowadays); and also I got a strange "almost-crash" on my Seagate notebook HD.

Fortunately, I haven't lost any data, but since last year I started avoiding seagate hard disks.
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