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ACER SMART failure

I get error message in my laptop when i turned it on.
The message is "SMART Failure Predicted on Hard Disk 0:WDC WD600UE-22KVTO-(PM)"

WARNING:Immediately back_up your data and replace your hard disk drive.A failure may be immenent.
Press F1 to Continue.....

Could you please tell me the reason for this problem.I would be much appreciated your reply..my email address is ntn.perera@hotmail.com

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SMART means self monitoring and reporting tool, this is the option which performs certain test for the status of hard disk health, if its coming it means condition of your hard disk is not good, its better if you immediately back up your data and replace it, by the way you can also disable this warning through the bios, just disable the smart feature in hard disk

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No, don't disable SMART-monitoring!

Just do as the warning says: Immediately backup your data and replace your hard disk drive. A local computer handyman might be able to help you. I would.

If you don't, recovering your data might become REALLY expensive (I'm talking thousands of dollars here).

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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