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Me aparece a hard disk is preventing windows from starting

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Sounds like your hard drive has crashed. You will need to replace it.

You can try to run the Check Disk Utility to see if it can repair the drive.

To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc ora operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot fromit. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with whiteletters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r
Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice thepercentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run tocompletion. Then reboot machine.

If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows.Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents,music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair whenthe options appear.

In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recoveryconsole and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.

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It is predictive failure. Start backing up your files and replace drive. You can also run chkdsk c: /f/r to fix errors on the drive from the command prompt. C being the drive letter or whatever your is.

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WINDOWS DETECTED A HARD DISK PROBLEM Backup your data to prevent information loss, then contact the computer manufacturer if you need to repair or replace the disk

It is predictive failure. Start backing up your files and replace drive. You can also run chkdsk c: /f/r to fix errors on the drive from the command prompt. C being the drive letter or whatever your is.

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10 reasons why PCs crash-You must know tip 4

4 Hard disk drives

After a few weeks, the information on a hard disk drive starts to become piecemeal or fragmented. It is a good idea to defragment the hard disk every week or so, to prevent the disk from causing a screen freeze. Go to

* Start-Programs-Accessories-System Tools-Disk Defragmenter

This will start the procedure. You will be unable to write data to the hard drive (to save it) while the disk is defragmenting, so it is a good idea to schedule the procedure for a period of inactivity using the Task Scheduler.

The Task Scheduler should be one of the small icons on the bottom right of the Windows opening page (the desktop).

Some lockups and screen freezes caused by hard disk problems can be solved by reducing the read-ahead optimisation. This can be adjusted by going to

* Start-Settings-Control Panel-System Icon-Performance-File System-Hard Disk.

Hard disks will slow down and crash if they are too full. Do some housekeeping on your hard drive every few months and free some space on it. Open the Windows folder on the C drive and find the Temporary Internet Files folder. Deleting the contents (not the folder) can free a lot of space.

Empty the Recycle Bin every week to free more space. Hard disk drives should be scanned every week for errors or bad sectors. Go to

* Start-Programs-Accessories-System Tools-ScanDisk

Otherwise assign the Task Scheduler to perform this operation at night when the computer is not in use.

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The computer is indicating that something is preventing it from booting to the hard disk drive. Ensure that if the system has a floppy diskette drive, there is no diskette in the drive as the system may be trying to boot to it and failing.
If no floppy or no other Media (DVD/CD) in any drive then the Hard Disk Drive may be having problems and need repair.
(La computadora est? indicando que algo est? evitando que pateara a la impulsi?n de disco duro. Aseg?rese de que si el sistema tiene una disquetera floja, no haya diskette en la impulsi?n pues el sistema puede intentar patear a ?l y a fallar. Si ningu?n disco blando o ningunos otros medios (DVD/CD) en cualquier impulsi?n entonces la impulsi?n de disco duro puede tener problemas y necesitar la reparaci?n.)
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I want to replace hard disk of my presario v6700, which has a buitin recovery disk from the company. i made recovery disks already. but when i want to install windows from the recovery disk on the new hard...

This error is when you try to use OEM recovery disks with a non OEM hard drive. The company recovery disks will not work, they do this to prevent software fraud. Sorry to say you will have to purchase a copy of windows and start over :(

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My startup disk is full and the page is blue...what can i do..?

Start the laptop using the install disk by inserting it and pressing (and holding) the "C" key immediately after you turn on the computer. This will allow you to inspect your hard drive, clear some space and run Disk Utility to verify the internal hard drive.

Once you have a desktop, press command (apple) and "N",
1. Open the Applications folder.
2. Open the Utilities folder.
3. Launch Disk Utility.
4. Select "First Aid" in the bar in the upper middle of the window.
5. Select your laptop's internal hard drive from the list on the left of the window.
6. Select "Repair Permissions" in the lower center of the window. The software will check your permissions files, correcting any errors. This should include the kenell issue that is preventing your laptop from starting.
This may take several minutes, so you can check the capacity of your hard drive to see if it is actually full (simply open the hard drive, the capacity should be listed at the bottom of the window).
If it is full, consider what to remove while permissions repair is underway.

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A hard disk problem is preventing windows from starting.

The black screen with flashing cursor can be caused by the files needed to boot being located in sectors of the hard drive that can no longer be read.

You can try booting to the XP CD, and go to recovery console and RUN CHKDSK /F See if that fixes the file structure and allows the system to boot. If that fails, you can try a repair installation of Windows. If that fails, the most likely resolution is replacing the HDD and reloading Windows and the drivers.

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