I have received a wd3200JB 320G hard drive for free,but…it has a problem,BIOS detect the hard drive corect,but the hard is not working good,with the hdd attached to sistem xp starts in few minutes,without hdd it start under 1 min,in windows the hdd is visible only under device manager.i tried partition magic 8 but it tell me “partition table is bad” and smar is not working.
1.What is the problem?
2.From where it appeard?
3.Can it be fixed?(firmware rewrite or something,i also have electronic skills)
screenshots: hdtune smart full red http://i52.tinypic.com/n6uzvn.jpg
Partition magic 8 error: http://i54.tinypic.com/28nhac.jpg
wd diagnostics smart: http://i54.tinypic.com/mlh98o.jpg
Device manager: http://i55.tinypic.com/2e2ny13.jpg
there are no strange sounds from hdd.