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desperately seeking sympathy

Friday,  01/18/08  10:58 AM

sad hard drive :(The problem with my new 250GB drive was worse than I thought.  After futzing a little bit to try to get POP to work in Outlook, I rebooted.  Er, I tried to reboot.  I received the dreaded "error reading boot device".  I know what this really means, it means the boot record is messed up, and it also means I am reloading the entire drive again.  Sigh.  So the data on the drive is good - I was able to back up Documents and Settings (where all my volatile files live) using a TrueImage recovery CD, reinstall my old 100GB drive, restore the volatile files, and poof! I'm back on the air.  But I still have a whole recovery session ahead of me...  well, that's what football is for, right?

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