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Problem on start up of an acer 5630

When I try to start up I get a 'smart failure predicted on hard disk 0, back up your files and replace the hdd'. Fair enough if I need a new hdd but it won't let windows start for me to access my files, just keeps going to disk check and then freezing. Even trying to start in safe,normal or last known good configuration modes same thing happens. Any ideas , much obliged.

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Hi there
The drive is corrupt so you will need to plug it to another computer as a slave drive if you need the data from the drive, once you are satisfied you have all of your data you can then buy a new drive and proceed with a clean install of windows


Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!

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