qsrvbas@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I've got a PC that reports a "S.M.A.R.T. Bad, backup and replace" 
message at boot-up time. 

Wow, I've *NEVER* had SMART predict a failure.

Does anybody have any experience to pass on?

Any chance you have Norton Ghost?  I've had great success duplicating
drives perfectly with it.

That does, however, assume that the drive works properly.  If the drive
has already failed then ghost won't be able to read it no matter what.

david

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