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Not responding hard disk

Some times i got the message (unabale to load operating system) sometimes (bootfailure)sometimes sysrem hung i don't know what is the problem?

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The problem is that the hard drive cannot be read properly.

The list of the things that may produce such a problem is bad power supply, bad data cable, bad mainboard, too many unproper shutdowns that damaged file consystency and bad hard drive (the HD electronic board or the inner plates), anyway, if you can get windows to load up run a check disk with the windows utility here are the steps

1) press START
2) press MY COMPUTER
3) right click on the drive and choose PROPERTIES
4) press the TOOLS tab
5) press CHECK NOW
6) tag (V) both options you get in the new menu--AUTOMATICALLY... and SCAN...
7) if it is your primary HD you will receive a notice that the function cannot be performed at this time, answer YES
8) turn off the computer and restart
9) the check will start automatically on computer restart

If the problem continues BACKUP any important data (if you can) and take it to a repair shop, make sure they BACKUP your data BEFORE they try to solve the problem.

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