Erasing stucks at 20%


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Hi there

I've used both eraser 5.8 and also the latest version of Eraser...2 days ago, I used Eraser to erase a few video files which were more than 10gb in size using the "35-passes" option and it was able to complete the tasks perfectly as usual but yesterday when I used it again to delete off a small file, a Notepad .txt file to be exact, eraser's progress stucks as 23% and takes a really really really long time to complete and me having to force-terminate the program.

I've uninstalled and reinstalled both versions of Eraser and yet it's giving me the same problem...any insight into this is greatly appreciated, thank you
Is the hard disk old/failing? Sounds like a write problem to me.