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Hard drive message

Every time I turn on or restart my computer there is a black screen with a message that says a problem has been detected with the hard drive and to consult the troubleshooting section of my user's manual but I don't have one! (this computer was given to me) it also says press enter to continue so i do, and 50% of the time a blue screen pops up and does all this scanning and then the black screen comes up again and i press enter again and it goes to my desktop. i can use my computer, but it is slow and does really funny stuff. can you help?

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Probably the hard-drive has gone bad.. First try a complete re-install of windows (you will lose all saved data on the hard-drive, so if you can, back up all important files first)..

If that doesn't work, you need to purchase a new hard-drive

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