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HDD problem emminent

I have a Compaq Presario and the I get "HDD failure is emminent", I installed a brand new HDD same exact size and IDE. Loaded WinXP Home everything was great until I loaded SP3 and then received the same message. I uninstalled SP3 and the message went away. I updated the BIOS and reloaded SP3 and the same message returned. This is only day 5 on the brand new HDD and I did run the diagnostic from HDD manufacturer and detected 0 problems on the HDD. I believe the problem is with SMART and XP SP3. How can I get rid of the SMART in the BIOS?

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You can shut off smart in the bios... i'm not sure which menu... i believe it will be in the second one on the left... that is if the bios will allow you to make the changes

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Just enter the bios and poke around. You should see something that says "SMART" turn it off. If there is no option you're probably stuck with the message.

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The bios menu has an option for SMART enabled. disable it in the main bios menu. hope this helps!

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