Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

SMART failure predicted on hard disk 0:

I have purchased new seagate laptop IDE HDD before two days. And I am getting below Warning 3rd boot after my winXp home installation + drivers on HP Pavilion dv1000.
SMART failure predicted on hard disk 0: ST9160821A-(PM) WARNING: Immediately back-up your data and replace your hard disk drive A failure may be imminent
Press F1 to continue.

after F1. windows starts. but Above prompt should not be there for new HDD. the same prompt, was there with my OLD hdd ( bad One).

help!

Posted by on

  • i_cyborg Jul 29, 2009

    hey Thanks binthere222 for fast Reply.

    I am using "Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    version 5.1.2600
    service pack 2.0 " and
    "BIOS version F.12 "

    so What Do you say about this?

  • i_cyborg Jul 29, 2009

    hey Thanks binthere222 for fast Reply.

    I am using "Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    version 5.1.2600
    service pack 2.0 " and
    "BIOS version F.12 "

    so What Do you say about this?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 45 Answers

There is a big problem with newer conponents and Win XP versions prior to SP2. Especially with newer motherboards.

You have to make a bootable SP2 disk if you don't already have one. To do this use the slipstream proceedure specified on the Ms website. Many other websites describe the process with easier language.

Slipstreaming is a common practice now. Essentially, you copy your original install disk to the c: drive then download SP2 to C: drive then download the slipstream utility from MS. Running the slipstream utility then inserts the proper drivers (ide and HD drivers too) into the licensed copy you have. You then create a bootable disk from the slipstreamed files you have.

This approach is resolving alot of blue STOP errors and SMART errors.

ALSO, you want to make sure you are installing any drivers provided by the MB manufacturer AND Drive maker.

Good Luck

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hard disk failure


Purchase a new hdd NOW! and copy your data off while it is still there. You may be lucky and be able to use CloneZilla to clone the failing hdd saving you hours of uploading drivers etc.

Feb 09, 2016 | Lenovo G550 Laptop

1 Answer

Smart failure predicted on hard disk repair


This means either your hard disk is about to fail or it already has in which case you will need to purchase a new HDD (hard disk drive) and then contact acer to purchase recovery disks or if it is still under warranty then contact for service.

Jul 19, 2014 | Acer Computers & Internet

2 Answers

SMART Failure Predicted on Hard Disk 0: st9100824as-(s1)) WARNING: Immediatelly back-up your data and replace you hard **** drive. A falure may be imminent. Press F1 to continue


Hi sqarrab,

A SMART Drive failure indicates that your hard disk is about to die. Sometimes it will last a few says, sometimes even months. Refer the link below for more information.

I suggest you keep a backup of all your data as soon as possible. Once the hard disk fails, there's nothing you can do to get your data back. To get rid of the message, buy a new hard drive, and then copy back all your data.

http://www.ariolic.com/activesmart/smart-failure.html

If this information was helpful, please rate it.

Thank you for using fixya,

Arun Zac

Nov 27, 2010 | Seagate (ST9100824AS) 100 GB SATA Hard...

1 Answer

Acer Aspire 5570 getting SMART failure error on HDD


Definitely a hard drive problem, you'll need to replace the drive and reinstall all the software.

Apr 04, 2010 | Acer TravelMate 507T Notebook

2 Answers

Warning Message that windows Dectected Hard Disk Problem


Go and see a technician immediately. Your HDD seems to be on the verge of failure.

Apr 01, 2010 | Toshiba (MK8034GSX) 80 GB IDE Hard Drive

3 Answers

Hard Disk Problem


That failure is predicted by the SMART reporting system. Its a status chip on the drive that reports to apps that can read the smart data from the hard drive. Its not always accurate but it usually is.

Time backup your data on that drive ASAP and then buy a new drive.

Sep 07, 2009 | Toshiba MK1637GSX 160 GB IDE Hard Drive

3 Answers

Seagate 100GB Hard Drive for notebook SMART failure


Solution #1 is grossly incorrect. The S.M.A.R.T. mechanism is software/application/drive content agnostic. It is a firmware-based predictive failure feature. If the S.M.A.R.T. test returns a certain bit, then the drive is degrading and in need of replacement. If the disk is under warranty, then it generally qualifies for free replacement. If it is not under warranty, then you can run diagnostics such as http://www.santools.com/smart/unix/manual which can sometimes identify the specifics. Sometimes the problem is transient, like the disk was powered on/off too many times in a short amount of time, or the temperature is too high.

May 25, 2008 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

When you turn the computer on it says SMART Failer predicted on hard disk 0: HTS54108G9SA00-(S1)


S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a diagnostic method originally developed by IBM that at that time referred to as "Predictive Failure Analysis". This technology was developed for IBM mainframe drives to give advanced warning of drive failures. Based on this diagnostic, Compaq announced IntelliSafeTM, which was submitted to the ATA/IDE standards committees and the resulting standard was named S.M.A.R.T.
S.M.A.R.T. analyzes many of the mechanical attributes; over time, some failures can be predicted by detecting if the hard disk drive is moving out of tolerance. While the S.M.A.R.T. technology can detect upcoming issues, not all hard drive failures are predictable.


All this means on most modern drives is the hard drive is coming close to the maximum tolerances

I usually switch off in the bios smart monitoring.

This system is trying to predict a possible failure, which may or may not occur..

Mar 30, 2008 | Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Compaq laptop C310 T1300


here's what you should do.. first, as mentioned, you should backup all your important files in another drive or an optical drive... once you have done it, format your hard drive and perform scans to check the error.. during scan, you will see errors on it and you may not be able to fix it since the drive is internally damaged.. purchase a new one ok? just make sure to backup all your files..

Jan 23, 2008 | Compaq Armada E500 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

1,569 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...