Question about Computers & Internet
1)First of all make a backup of your data on a USB Drive or an External Hard-Drive.
2)Turn off the computer and unplug all the power supply wires.
3)If your HD is SATA, then unplug the cable attached to it.
4)If it is PATA(IDE), firstunplug the IDE cable attached to the motherboard and the HD and then remove the power cable between the HD and the SMPS.
Posted on Dec 30, 2010
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 27, 2015 | Computers & Internet
Dec 16, 2013 | Computers & Internet
Oct 21, 2013 | Gateway SX2855 Case
May 20, 2013 | HP DesignJet 1055cm InkJet Printer
Hard drive is bad or is going to fail soon.
Backup your information and contact the maunufacturer of the computer or the hard drive for replacement or additional help.
In some very rare cases the S.M.A.R.T. implementation on your computer may have issues of its own and may need to be patched before replacing the hard drive.
If I am receiving the S.M.A.R.T. error, is it ok if I continue to use my hard drive and do not replace it?
As stated above, S.M.A.R.T. is designed to detect upcoming failures in the hard drive.
While it is possible that the hard drive may not fail for several months, it is still inevitable that the hard drive will fail.
It is ok to continue to use the hard drive, however, we highly recommend that if you are still under warranty that you consider getting the drive replaced before your warranty runs out.
hope this helps
Sep 20, 2012 | Western Digital WD AV WD2500AVJS hard...
Jun 20, 2011 | Sony VAIO VGN-NR120E/S Notebook
Jul 21, 2010 | Toshiba MK8025GAS 80 GB Hard Drive
Aug 08, 2009 | Compaq Armada M700 Notebook
May 07, 2007 | LaCie (300773) 1638.4 GB Hard Drive
19 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!