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I have a problem with my dell studio laptop stating like smart hard disk failure in statrup and asks to hit F1 to continue..please give a solution for this problem...

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Normally the SMART error occurs when the hard drive has gone bad.. What you do is.. Try running the dell diagnostics by turning on the computer holding the FN key.. It will run some tests... If it provides any error code then the Hard drive has gone bad you need to replace it.. Call up the Dell or a local tech and replace the hard drive

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