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Pri master hard disk: S.M.A.R.T. command failed

When I was trying to boot the system the following error is getting flashed on my screen and asking me to press F4 to continue.
When I pressF4 Disk Read error is coming...
How to solve, kindly help me out.

pri master hard disk: S.M.A.R.T. command failed

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When I was trying to boot the system the following error is getting flashed on my screen and asking me to press F4 to continue.
When I pressF4 Disk Read error is coming...
How to solve, kindly help me out. my email add prachin_guys@yahoo.com

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