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Seems like your hard drive is about to die.
To double check, install http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?groupid=702&sid=30&lang=en
Burn the iso to a cd. Make sure you burn it as an image file.
Then when you turn on the computer, enter bios and make sure boot from cd is selected first. Restart with the cd you made inserted.
Let the tests run. If it fails a test, then contact westerndigital for a replacement. Tell them it failed the diagnostic tests.
Posted on Aug 12, 2008
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SMART is used to measure your HDD health.It warns you of impending failure of your hard drive. If it goes down, it's a good idea to backup important stuff and prepare to replace the HDD.
S.M.A.R.T is an acronym for Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology systems (SMART) and it's usually built in to most modern ATA and SCSI hard disks.
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