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Hard drive failure

When i start up my ACER 3260 a message appear, it says that HARD DISK FAILURE YOU SHOULD BACK UP YOUR FILES IMMEDIATELY AND CHANGE YOUR HARD DISK.

is my hard disk broke? or is their something wrong with it? what hard disk should i replace it?

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  • johanna may buclay Feb 10, 2009

    my hdd is 120gb, is it ok if it will be more than 120gb?

  • abdulwadoodw Feb 12, 2009

    when ever i starts my Acer travelmate 3260 AWXMI laptop, a message apear on the screen, it says "smart falure predicted on Hard disk 0 : WDC WD 1200UE-22OOUE-22K4T0 WARNING : IMMEDIATE BACKUP YOUR HARDDISK AND REPLACE YOUR HARDDISK . A FAILURE MAY BE MMINENT PRESS F1 TO CONTINUE. "



    My hard disk and laptop is working smoothly i have no more complain about the said laptop.

  • arcejay Apr 22, 2009

    I have a Same Prolem, now i want to know if i this can't broke my laptop or what may happen if i can't replace the Hard Disk/Drive??? pls reply ASAP..

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You should replace with a SATA laptop hard disk....

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