11 Replies Latest reply: Oct 28, 2010 12:22 PM by jlively
jlively Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
Thanks for reading.

I have a Quicksilver, 733 mHz machine with 1g ram... the PROBLEM is that I have two identical 60 GB internal Maxtor HD's that have run wonderfully for many years... they just decided to tell Disk Utility that "this drive has reported a fatal hardware error to disk utility". And the S.M.A.R.T status is reported as failing- on BOTH drives. That is why I don't believe this... suffice to say, I backed up everything.

The only change that has occurred recently, is an upgrade to OS 10.4.10. In its current status, I cannont run first aid or reformat (which is what I was trying to do in the first place).

Any suggestions?

Quicksilver, Mac OS X (10.4.10)