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Sir, All of a sudden, I boot my Notebook (An HP Compaq nx6110) and get this message: 1720 S.M.A.R.T Hard Drive Detects Imminent Failure (Failing Attribute: 05) I am given the option to press F10 for HDD Self Test or F1 to continue. I ran the HDD Self Test and obtained the following result: Test 1 Quick - Successful Test 2 Comprehensive - Successful Test 3 S.M.A.R.T Failing Attribute ID:05 Upon pressing F1, my notebook shows windows boot failure. Please help me, thanQ.

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1. Try SAFE MODE first.
2 If the problem is still there, format the disk and reinstall XP.

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If you have overclocked the computer then put everything back to standard, that can do it. Try reinstalling windows, and when asked repair the windows already installed. That will reverse any windows data corruption. Remove and reconnect the hard drive data cable, a loose connection can cause a SMART alarm. Download seatools and run the long test, it is a better way of checking if the alarm is correct. Switch the computer off for an hour, sometimes the SMART test just goofs off for no reason. Only then do you **** your underwear and buy a new hard drive.

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