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Predicted hard drive failure

When I turn on my HP nx9008 notebook, a message comes up saying there is a predicted hard drive failure. It suggests to run a hard drive self test in the F2 setup but it fails the test every time. when i continue through startup, it says windows is unable to start. I tried reinstalling windows on the notebook but it could not format the partition. Any suggestions?

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Sounds as if it's the end for your hardrive, although check it'd connection to the motherboard is ok. If you check you hard drive manufacturer, it may have a 3-5 year warranty period.

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This system is trying to predict a possible failure, which may or may not occur..

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