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Hdd makes clicks sometimes pc freezed sometimes ran a diagnostic and came up with biohd -8

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Your hard drive may be going bad, Or you could have a virus. Or you may just need to delete some info on the drive to make space. or your hard drive may need defraging......First browse the drive with explorer and right click on it and choose properties. Look at how much space is left. If there is less than 15% left, that is your problem. If not, do the following;

These are the steps that you need to take, and the instructions on how to do it:
1. Reboot into Safemode
2. Run a virus and spyware scanner
3. Defrag
4. Scandisk
5. Registry error repairing
6.Reboot into regular mode windows

Here is how to do it:
Reboot yor machine while holding the F8 key right as it boots back up. A menu will apear. Choose -->"start windows in safe mode with networking".
Windows will start in safe mode. Run an AVG virus scan, then run Defrag by exploring your computer, right click on C: drive, click PROPERTIES, then the TOOLS tab, click the "check now" button, and only checkmark the top box 'fix file system errors', then click ok, the computer will then tell you it will scan upon next reboot., Now click the DEFRAG NOW button. the choose defrag. After Defrag runs for about an hour and it is finished, restart the system. If is still won't run normally, go back into Safemode buy pressing F8 on reboot, then run a registry fixing program such as uniblue registrybooster, then reboot again. If it still won't run right, you may want to reinstall Windows and see if that works. If reinstalling windows doesn't fix it, it is most likely a hardware problem.
Good luck.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010


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