[QUOTE=7thSinger;2044755]Arachne is always the optimist.
Sadly, it does sounds like a toasted drive.
The good news is they’re dirt cheap to replace these days.[/QUOTE]
LOL, I can’t bear to part with a drive, that’s what it is
I have to agree though, I doubt those two measures would make a lot of difference.
But at least you get to pick a nice new drive from the manufacturer of your choice