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Hi .I have a hp pavilion dv5 1020(?).when i boot up 'smart hard drive detects imminent failure'.thn f2 -i run the test it, comes up error 301(?)..other than that everything seems to be cool..what's that?..pls help thx vm

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Sadly it looks like your hard drive is on the way out or already there. i suggest you start looking for a new hard drive and hope you have the important stuff backed up.

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