Windows 7 Installation Problem

February 15, 2012 at 06:55:07
Specs: Dell, Core 2 t7500/3gb
Hey guys
Anyone know how to fix windows 7 the disk may failed soon error.
Please please please
best regards
thanks

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#1
February 15, 2012 at 07:04:31
It's telling you that the hard drive is wearing out and very soon it will fail completely. To fix the problem you need to remove the hard drive, throw it away and fit a new one.

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#2
February 15, 2012 at 20:48:20
If you can extract the important data do that first the follow the instructions in #1!

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#3
February 16, 2012 at 05:11:40
Exactly.
Immediately make an off machine copy of all of your important files, then replace the drive as soon as possible. You MIGHT be able to clone the drive over to a new one if it is not to far gone, but that might take over with it some errors so it would be best to reload Windows and everything else (unless you already have a good image of the drive and a recent back up). If you do not already have it, you will need a recovery disk set from the machine manufacturer or an install disk for Windows.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#4
February 18, 2012 at 09:35:45
So u guys mean there is no way to fix it.
Please guys think u r genius find method noting is impossible it is 2TB you know it's so expenceive buying another one is not easy for me.
Thanks for all

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#5
February 18, 2012 at 13:29:03
Typically when you get THAT warning, it is getting very late to do anything else. Either way make a back up immediately since it may die at any time!!
You can try making a bootable CD with Seatools from Seagate, boot to that and let it test the hard drive. If there are only a few minor errors, it may be able to 'repair' those segments, typically by ignoring those bad sectors, but if there are many bad sectors, or there are other problems like electronics, motor/bearings, or other components, then it will just probably get bad fast.
If CHKDSK or Seatools finds more than a few correctable errors, then the drive is not worth the trouble and you may loose valuable data or the use of the machine until you can repair it. Best to deal with it sooner.
Recommendation: Use a 500GB drive (or less) for your OS, Programs and your files on a second partition with additional storage if needed on a second hard drive 1TB or more. The smaller 500GB drive will have faster access times, and be more reliable.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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