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Possible HDD Failure?

  1. #11

    Beloit, Wisconsin
    Posts : 123
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    I plan on replacing at the begin of the year hopefully it will last that long. I plan on replacing with a SSD drive little pricey so I hope it's worth it I have all my data backed up to my home server.

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  2. #12

    Beloit, Wisconsin
    Posts : 123
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    OK, so that confirmed you do have a problem with the HD. Do what Popeye advised to run: chkdsk /r C: so that the bad sectors will be marked and Windows will avoid using it. Eventually it will get worse so be prepared to replace it.
    I did run chkdsk /r already
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  3. #13

    Maryland USA
    Posts : 746
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot

    Please do NOT try to repair the drive before you backup what you want from it.
    Repairs can make it completely unreadable and unrecoverable.

    Good luck..
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