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It appeared to be dead it's so quiet, but it was just the no video thing. NOTHING REALLY SOLVED THE PROBLEMS... http://www.prosofteng.com/http://www.alsoft.com/Now the error that happen while you were downloading the program lets you know that your Mac crashed. The ATA stands for Advanced Technology Attachment and hard drives are categorized by their use of reading/writing hard drive standards that are successively numbered. (For example, in 1998, most drives were https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1237784?start=15&tstart=0

A few times I received a error message (code -36), indicating a I/O problem... thank you Reply With Quote 10-26-2008,03:29 PM #2 johnwd5 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jun 19, 2008 Posts 198 can you boot in safe mode then repair disk/permissions ? After the next problem comes, I'll be delighted to correspond again with you.

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  • So I tried Apple Hardware Test, which reported ERROR on the Mass Storage test, with this code: 2STF/8/3: ATA-100 ata-6 - Master And stopped the test.
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When trying to access Hotmail, Safari would always hang on my Powerbook 17". Long gone on the warranty and I can't afford Apple Support. This is a computer-generated message and needs no signature. course (?) It was tasty.

That was money well spent, I thought... It froze up and I had to restart, but it now only goes so far, the apple icon shows, the wheel spins then just stops and the screen goes blue and Useful Searches Recent Posts Mac Support Forums Mac Help Forums Hardware & Peripherals Apple Hardware Test: 2STF/8/3:ATA -100 ata -6 MASTER (Help!!!) Discussion in 'Hardware & Peripherals' started by jprp83, Aug http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1125073 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

That's it... If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Miraculously, while I was doing something else and had just left it at the grey screen, it decided to work for me and boot up. When there are two drives, many computers use a master/slave setup, which the master drive is the boot drive and the secondary slave drive is the storage drive.

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Erased completely the disk and volumes, by recording ZEROS to each sector of the hard-drive... Just petrified to try rebooting again!So, anyone know what's up?Grant Comments oldmacfan Posts: 501member July 2003 Quote:Originally posted by Grant Anyone know what this error code from the Apple Hardware Test It does come up in Safe mode and seems to work.

Let me mention that I'm using the Hardware Test disk that was included with the software disks,and in 6 years of owning ibooks the G4 is my 3rd and this is this page The Rep System and you. Backup and bite the bullet. Installation was a breeze...

After the next problem comes, I'll be delighted to correspond again with you. Went through the motions and Hey Presto! Justin Kernersville, NC Meet The Experts: Mike Mac Medic Satisfied Customers: 8149 Over 20 years IT experience with Apple computers in publishing, marketing and design. < Last | Next http://svbuckeye.com/apple-error/apple-error-code-2stf-1-4.php Any suggestions before I call on this one.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Smith Posts 7,727 When you format it, use the security option to write zeros to it. Reply With Quote 11-01-2008,12:42 AM #13 Soulwar View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jan 27, 2008 Location Estero, FL Posts 1,515 Specs:iMac 17" 1Ghz G4  iPhone 3G  10.5.5

I rather hope so, actually, as I don't want to have to replace the logic board. *Sigh* Reply With Quote 08-07-2008,08:55 AM #4 unclemac View Profile View Forum Posts Guru Moderator

It started when I tried to log in to my user account from the login window. THE RIGHT WAY... By Jeffhop in forum Apple Notebooks Replies: 6 Last Post: 10-04-2003, 06:21 PM Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments The Error Code is: 2STF/8/3:S-ATA Bus 0-Master Doesn't mean a thing to me but any aid would be appreciated!

They really helped put my nerves at ease. Home/Forum New Posts Unanswered Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Articles Product Reviews Advertise Contact Us Deals Advanced Search Forum Apple Hardware Apple Desktops iMac G5 won't boot Apple Hardware Apple Desktops Apple Notebooks Apple TV Other Hardware and Peripherals Developer Playground iOS Development OS X - Development and Darwin « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information useful reference Actually, the hard drive is empty...

To open Disk Utility, choose Utilities > Disk Utility" From there you can repair permissions and the disk. A LOT) of posts reporting identical problems (crashes, Apple Hardware Test Mass Storage errors, Code -36 errors, etc etc etc), and the solution most frequently reported is TO GET A NEW The speed was inhibited by malfunction. Three to four fun hours of a process that may not recover all of your information or using the tools I use to safely recover my customers files in out shop

Is it possible to isolate the damaged sectors of the current HD in one hidden partition, so that I can use it in an external HD case??? I'm told that I excel at programing. THE POINT IS: I KNEW I HAD NOT DONE ANYTHING BUT A CLEAN/FRESH INSTALL... Local AASP diagnosed a bad hard disk, but when I took the disk out and tested it thoroughly, it passed every test (and since I discovered that this AASP had left

Flaky drives will go slow, or just stop. Reply With Quote 10-26-2008,05:23 PM #5 pajdzn View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Oct 26, 2008 Posts 7 The repair disk didn't report any problems. And they're right. http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/VI/vinodvmenon2005/1.64x64.jpg Vinod Menon's Avatar Vinod Menon Support Specialist Satisfied Customers: 2337 worked as a Tech support Associate for Apple products http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MA/MacDruid/IMG_0232.64x64.JPG John T.

The tech that worked on your machine is clearly wrong. Good luck with getting your new G5 to work! Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! Any help appreciated!

Sometimes it is possible to recover your data in case of serious issues, and sometimes it is not. The Error Code is: 2STF/8/3:S-ATA Bus 0-Master Doesn't mean a thing to me but any aid would be appreciated! The main thing I find that is suspicious is the fact that I no longer have Airport capability on a machine that I have been using wirelessly from day one. the bighead - MacBook Pro 15" matte non-unibody 2.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, 120/SSD & 750GB/7200 - PM G4 Dual 1.25 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1x320 boot, 1x2TB TM Backup - 2x1TB

Like: tr tr tr trrrrrrrrr tr tr tr trrrrrrrrr tr tr tr ttttttttttt Other than this subtle noise and the longer boot time, things seem normal. Doing, o'clock of 20 at the time of 21 of rust order the closing ? - isn't too quick a little? * ? - - ? - - You call, it