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My Samsung Laptop Model: R730 Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 has the following message on 'Switch On/Start Up':- Smart Failure Predicted on Hard Disk 0: SAMSUNG HM500JI - (S1) Warning: Immediately backup your data and replace your hard disk drive. A failure may be imminent. Press F1 to continue
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
that will be expensive. i just went to microcenter and asked them, they said many hundreds of dollars just to look at it, then like 1600 for the cheapest recovery...
1. stop using it immediately. (after an error like that, you may have only minutes of life left on it)
2. get a 25 dollar external enclosure to put the drive into. If it's IDE make sure you get an IDE enclosure, if SATA, get SATA compat. external enclosure.
3. get another computer, o rgo to a friends house, etc, and try to read your data on their computer after plugging in your hard drive inside the external enclosure.
4. if you can see it, rush like mad to copy the data thats important to your friends computer before the drive is 100% dead.
microcenter and similar stores have external hard drives at $129 dollars for a terabyte. BUY ONE! :-)
PS: rumors go around that if you freeze the hard drive in your freezer for an hour, it helps get the data off, dont know if this is in fact true. Once the drive is dead, it's dead. You cant do much about it unless youre willing to part with a lot of money.
Posted on Feb 02, 2009
SOURCE: Smart failure predicted on hard
Hard Drive Fail
Your system are telling you that soon the hard drive will be gone, so do a complete back up of your files and buy a new hard drive to replace the faulty one.
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Posted on Aug 23, 2010
SOURCE: DELL Studio 1737, last week
If you have overclocked the computer then put everything back to standard, that can do it. Try reinstalling windows, and when asked repair the windows already installed. That will reverse any windows data corruption. Remove and reconnect the hard drive data cable, a loose connection can cause a SMART alarm. Download seatools and run the long test, it is a better way of checking if the alarm is correct. Switch the computer off for an hour, sometimes the SMART test just goofs off for no reason. Only then do you **** your underwear and buy a new hard drive.
Posted on Nov 29, 2010
SMART failure error means your hard drive is dying and there is no way to make it working for a longer period of time.
Soon, your hard drive will fail permanently and won't give second chance to work and so prevents you to access any of your important data.
So, before disaster strikes, you're highly recommended to backup and replace your hard drive as soon as you can. Otherwise, you might be in big trouble.
Hope it helps!!
Posted on Jan 08, 2013
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