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Old 29-12-17, 08:47 PM
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Crystal Disk Question

My 3tb HDD is showing caution as you can see. This is one of my main HDDS's I use the most. Should I prepare for the worst and back everything up and buy a new replacement or just wait?



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Old 30-12-17, 12:28 AM
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You should always prepare for the worst.
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Old 30-12-17, 07:22 AM
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Buy a new HDD in the matter of hours. If it has started to go wrong it will go with a bang at any time. Take it from a man who's replacement drive for RMA-ed one came broken from the box. Back your important data up on dropbox, or if it is sensitive burn it on DVD. NAS or not if you store them properly disk drives are still the safest place for your data. I have Windows 98 CD that works like a charm. I don't know any HDD that can survive that long.
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Old 30-12-17, 12:30 PM
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To add, don't use the drive until you have a back-up medium ready.
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I decided to buy a new HDD thanks for your advice. Bought a Seagate 6tb nas HDD. It was on sale so why not
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