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Possible HDD failing?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Jacko28, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. Jacko28 New Member

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    Hey guys,

    Got a problem with a HDD of mine. It started with extremely slow boot times, didn't think much of it but whilst on HL2 I began experiencing extreme lock ups, eventually it completely froze and I was forced to CTD. Re-started the computer, which took ages to turn off. Re-started it and it ran CHKDSK, it ran this on my second HDD(d: drive. doesn't have OS on) it went through the process, failed and then aborted. It then loaded to desktop but doesn't load any programs installed on that HDD. I Decided to do a system restore as I had installed absorbs driver a few days earlier but I got the same results. After another re-boot, any programs on the affected drive now display as White default folders on my desktop and I can't even access it through mycomputer without it freezing.

    Sound like a failed or failing HDD?



    This is a real rough post for now, about to leave for work, but when I get back I'll input some finer details.


    Many thanks

    Jacko28
     
  2. Batou1986

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    Use the manufacturers tools to do a proper test on it, sounds like your on the right track
     
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    does the hdd act very slow?
    does it give some click sound or buzzing or something not usual
    How long have u used that?
    Try to test the hdd but if it started sound like clicking your hdd is on trouble
     

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