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Hard Drive Failing?

Hi,
My computer has been a little slower loading things recently.
Also: sometimes the computer will freeze and i will see the hard drive led some on and not blink at all, its just fully lit for about 15 seconds. Sometimes also my OS's Windows XP and Vista startup very slow and shutdown very slow.

Is this a har drive problem or?

I have done a diagnosic test and it passed.

Thank you.

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  • illusion9191 Jun 25, 2008

    Dell XPS 400.



    Pentium D 2.8ghz

    2G Ram 533mhz

    Page file size = 2048mb. (Usage is ussually half of that)

    8800 GTS 640MB



    I have checked event log. No Problems.

    I have Reformated My Hard Drive

    I have Reinstalled Xp and Vista on 2 partitions.

    I have recently done a virus scan and disk cleanup + defrag.



  • illusion9191 Jun 25, 2008

    I have XP on a primary and Vista on a logical and have reformatted fully then separated in two.



    It has not done this since now and I have had computer for about 2 years.

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I think you need to go to control panel->administrative tools -> computer management->disk management-> just see that you have more than one primary partition.
i think have one primary partition on a hard provide better performance. you can install xp in primary partition and vista in logical drive. Try to do zero format of your drive . i mean full hard drive format

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It may be a virus or spyware. You can go HERE and run Trend Micro's Housecall on your PC. It's free.

You should also perform regular system cleanups and defrags on your pc.

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