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Signs I Need A New Hardrive?

Okay I was wondering if any of these signs mean my harddrive on my computer is failing.

1.It can be fairly noisey.
2.Constant Crashes.
3.Its v.slow to load programmes.
4. Everytime we switch users,a black screen appears saying in hite writing CANNOT DISPLAY THIS VIDEO MODE.
5.Have had the Blue Screen Of Death about 10 times in the past couple of days.

There is 3/4 of the computers memory left so it cant be that im using too much memory.
Is It time For A New Hard Drive?

Someome Get Back To Me A.S.A.P?
Thanks.

Sophie x

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  • Sophie Feb 14, 2008

    Okay Will Doo.

    Thanks For Your Help x

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Yes
This is the time to replace the harddisk please take full backup of your data before it crash again ..on other external drive or DVD/cd

There is no software solution for this problem so you have to replace it if its under warraanty or not

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