OK, here's one...
Has anyone received the error message, "Disk Utility has internal error. Disk Utility has lost connection with Disk Management Tool and cannot
continue. Please quit & relaunch Disk Utility".

It's running so slow and won't do a disk utility. It will start and then after
about a minute, error message comes up that reads as above. I've tried running disk utility from the software install disk that came with the computer and same problem. I'm at a loss here.

Can anyone kindly offer a helpful word or two? I would be most appreciative.

Thank you!
Oh yeah, meant to mention this is for my EMac and running Panther, if that's of any consequence.