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    i have HD Maxtor 40G, it's detecting "smart failure on primary hard disk"...please help me, because the data it's very important !!

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SMART Hard Drive detects imminent failure. Your hard disk drive is detecting an imminent failure. To ensure no data loss, backup contents and replace this hard disk

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If you want lots of details on what it is, and does, take a look at this link:

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