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Hard drive error detected

  1. #1

    Posts : 7
    Windows 8 Professional x64

    Hard drive error detected

    hey all,

    i recently started seeing the attached error message- i'm guessing that this is a hardware failure and not a Windows/software issue that can be corrected somehow?

    just want to confirm before i start the process of replacing the hard drive.

    i'm using Windows 8 Professional 64 bit.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Welcome to EightForums.

    I would backup & replace the HDD.

    But you can check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.

    Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
    Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure
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Hard drive error detected
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