Repeated Master Boot Record Corrupted

Had an old hd out in oct 2009. New hd was loaded with windows xp home ed. New hd was west. Digital 500g sataii 32mb 7200rpm. Switched to windows 7 pro in late dec. 2009.system ran fine until feb 10, 2010.

Tried start up repair and got message "start up repair cannot repair this computer automatically". Tried bootrec.exe tool options. No joy. Finally problem determined to be corrupt master boot record.

Had the oct west. Digital hd tested professionally by store where hd was purchased. 8 bad sectors. Dealer replaced hd with identical replacement under in-store warranty i had purchased. Hd was partitioned to separate windows 7 from other files. 50g allocated to windows 7

Re-installed windows 7 pro along with firefox, thunderbird, adbloc plus , adobe acrobat (latest version), ms security essentials and one game copyrighted in 2002. Btw, the game ran fine for years in xp.

1st feb hd lasted less than 1 week. Same messages. Same final diagnosis, master book record is corrupt. Went back to dealer. Had all components tested. Only bad actor was the 1st feb hd which had 2 bad sectors and 3 weak sectors. Dealer installed identical new west. Digital hd under continued warranty on feb 24. Nice of them to do that. Same software installed on 2nd feb hd. 2nd feb hd partitoned same as oct hd.

2nd feb hd lasted until feb 28. Same symptoms. Ran start up repair. Problems identified:

Problem signature 01: 0. 0. 0. 0
02:  0. 0. 0. 0
03:  unknown
04:  0
05:  unknown
06:  1
07:  unknown

Attempted re-install. Got license terms. Clicked custom installation. No partitions showing, no drives found.

Ran start up repair again. Windows cannot repair automatically.

Diagnosis and repair details:
Session details:
System disk =  blank
Windows directory =  blank
Autockru=  0
Number of root causes = 1

Test performed:
Check for updates
Result :  completed successfully  error code = 0x0

Test performed:
System disk test
Result:  completed successfully  error code = 0x0

Root case found:
A hard disk could not be found. If a hard disk is installed, it is not responding.

Ran bootrec /scanos - total identified windows installations: 0
Ran bootrec /fixboot - the system cannot find the path specified.
Ran /fixmbr - defaulted back to options listing with no results being displayed.

Why the f- do the brand new hd's keep corrupting repeatedly?  The statistical probability of there being manufacturing defects in 3 hd's built months apart are about the same as winning the power ball lottery.

The only installed game has an autosave feature that saves the game every 10 minutes.could an incompatibility between windows 7 and the old game be the problem?

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