Run SeaTools to check the integrity of your HDD. SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use - Windows 7 Help Forums
Run following tests
- Short Drive Self Test
- Short generic
- Long generic
If the short generic fails, no need for the long generic.
Do not run SeaTools on an SSD as the results will be invalid.
Post screenshots/photos of the test results
Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums
Upload the chkdsk log :arrow: Chkdsk Log in Event Viewer - Read in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
Run HDTune to
- scan for errors, no quick scan but full scan
- check the health,
It may take some time, but please take the time you need to perform it properly.
When above is done please make screenshots of the following
- the error scan,
- the health,
- the benchmark incl. following
- transfer rate,
- access time,
- burst rate,
- cpu usage.