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disk failure is eminent

by haimes123 / September 21, 2010 6:49 AM PDT

this is the message I received when starting my computer this am.
Disk failure is eminent, please back up hard disk and have it replaced. What does this mean?

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Disk failure
by manmur / September 21, 2010 8:07 AM PDT

Your PC is telling you that your Hard drive is getting to the point ware it will not work.

I highly recommend that you get a new internal hard drive or a external hard drive at copy any data that you want to keep.

Hard drives can and do break over time due to use. The older the PC the more likely you are to have a failure of a part. If you PC really old (16-20 years) then get a whole new Computer. I did that when My own Hard drive failed on my PC.


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I feel you.
by 323online / September 21, 2010 1:38 PM PDT

I have tons of data filling up my hard drives and I'm always worried about losing data to a hard drive failure. I had a USB drive go down on me not too long ago and it was a big relief to learn that I just had a bad cable. I wish you luck.

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Re disk failure is eminent ...
by Papa Echo / September 21, 2010 4:23 PM PDT

Do you mean "disk failure is imminent " ?

That means disk failure is to happen very soon, so do as suggested : Backup !

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You never know
by Jimmy Greystone / September 21, 2010 11:03 PM PDT

You never know. Maybe the HDD is planning to annex the DVD drive using eminent domain.

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