Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 8mb HD FAILED 2nd Week

My Brand New Maxtor Diamond Max Plus 8mb 80gig Hard drive, failed me on exactly the 14th day after I bought it. Fortunally my important data is on my trusty IBM 120Gxp. I installed it formatted it and exactly 14 days after, it won't even boot. I'm trying to reformat it, and it just stops at 65%. Should have gone with the WD Special Edition instead.

Is there anyway I can create a boot CD or something to get some data off the dead drive?
<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by LancerEvolution7 on 04/29/03 09:52 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
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  1. Try the Diagnostic on the site or on the disk provided. Or try to format with something other then windows or ms-dos Format process.

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