Ant <> wrote > I think I have a dying external HDD in an Antec enclosure (USB). You into necrophilia ? > I haven't used it for months until today when I wanted to do some backups. > http://pastie.org/private/kyewx2ur1w74h5pah6lrdw from gsmartctl v0.8.6-2 > for Windows after an extended self test (supposed to take almost four > hours to finish). I don’t find those readable at all, try Everest or HDTune > Chkdsk, copy, etc. get stuck eventually. I tried two different > Windows computers too and both had problems with this drive. > Do I assume this is a physical HDD problem? Likely given that it’s a WD, but I'd want to see a proper SMART report on that.