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The drive access will periodically hang for 10-20 seconds at a time, it always gets there in the end but there's no doubt that the drive's on the way out.
Will I have to wait for it to actually fail before I send it in, or can I send it in now?
I'm not worried about the data as it's all backed up already, but it's annoying to have this half-dead drive just waiting to fail.

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http://www.seagate.com/staticfiles/support/seatools/seatools-test-codes.html

use the appropriate code from there

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Awesome! Good work :D –  Toukakoukan Sep 7 '11 at 20:36

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