HD acting weird Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital HD Storage Last response: October 15, 2005 9:27 PM in Storage Share Guyi October 14, 2005 5:11:42 PM i enabled SMART and its shows everything is ok. i tested, as advised here, with the WD tools. it said the drive is fine. however, i cannot download files to that drive. i cannot unzip files to that drive. when i do so i get "semaphore timeout, write failed" error. its takes me a lot of time to moves files to that drive. is there a way to diagnose it better? or what to do with it? More about : acting weird davemar14 October 14, 2005 11:14:56 PM Is this your main hard drive that Windows is installed on? I would reccomend a clean reformat of the drive, then reinstall Windows. If the drive is still acting weird, put in for an RMA if its still under warranty. My System: <A HREF="http://amdgamingrig.dyndns.org" target="_new">http://amdgamingrig.dyndns.org</A> Guyi October 15, 2005 7:22:35 AM it isn't the main hd.. just a drive.. i reformatted yesterday both drives (main and the other one).. i left the computer open and today in the morning i got a "write delay failed" for some file in that drive.. drive is no longer under warrenty.. should i just get a new drive?? thanks Related resources Sapphire 7970 acting .. weird ? - Forum My display acting weird , please help - Forum 2 1tb 7200.12s in raid0 acting weird on HD tune - Forum HD 3870X2 acting weird .. - Forum New MATX computer acting weird - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Guyi October 15, 2005 7:22:51 AM it isn't the main hd.. just a drive.. i reformatted yesterday both drives (main and the other one).. i left the computer open and today in the morning i got a "write delay failed" for some file in that drive.. drive is no longer under warrenty.. should i just get a new drive?? thanks _WW_ October 15, 2005 2:32:14 PM Is the drive placed where there is good airflow around it? These things will act funny if they get too warm also. ....WW (5.1) Guyi October 15, 2005 5:25:53 PM it is placed right infront of a front 120mm fan, and i clean the filter every week.. i doubt it doesnt get enough air _WW_ October 15, 2005 9:27:04 PM Get a new drive. ....WW (5.1) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumMy pc is acting really weird ... ForumOld SATA acting weird , Image get lost and appear again etc... ForumMy build pc is acting weird , need help is it unstable? ForumHalp! system acting weird Forum9600s Acting weird please help ForumHard Drive acting weird ForumWireless adapter acting weird ForumDesktop Started Acting Strange ForumHelp - comp. acting up! ForumPC Xbox controller acting weird on Fifa 13 ForumWeird acting , motherboard, system or harddrive? ForumBios detecting version of windows that are no longer there ForumWeird problem with my burner ForumWeird hard drive problem... Forumweird!! More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !