Windows XP, disk hard imminent failure, can I select continue or setup to start the backup
At the bottom of the page that says "imminent hard drive failure", it asks if you want to continue, or the installer. Which is better to back up the hard drive?
If the options "setup" means that you know what you are about to install Windows, stop.
I take the hunt, put it in an external enclosure and save it by connecting to another machine.
If you have a Western Digital hard drive, you can get a 'special' version of Acronis True Image WD's (http://support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp?swid=119) or you can get it separately (this is not an exhaustive list and is in no particular order):
I've had this laptop for a month and after about 2 weeks, I received a message at startup telling hard imminent failure. I backed up all my data and run the hard drive tests.
Hard drive tests immediately to find a failure and gave me a failure ID but no resolution.
I am currently using the laptop as usual, but with an external hard drive connected to the caution. The hard drive has not yet failed, but the message remains displayed.
I'm a bit confused what is wrong and why it seems to not resolved itself?
Any help would be appreciated?
You are probably still in warranty. Make sure you have backed up your files externally and contact hp support. You will need a replacement of the hard disk. Sorry to hear that you have problems, happy, that they performed while you are covered.
Windows XP will not start end upward. Message says it can't find disk hard on 0 press F1 to continue. When I do boots well.
1 have you made changes to hardware or BIOS settings recently?
2. What is the brand and model of the computer?
I suggest to follow the steps provided and check if it helps.
Enter your menu of the BIOS by pressing F2 at startup. Check the following settings:
Function of the option
Primary hard drive 0 displays the primary hard drive 0. The default value is Auto.
Main main Hard Drive 1 shows hard
Disc 1 (if installed). The default value is disabled.
Make sure that primary 0 is set to AUTO.
Hope this information is useful.
Original title: crash is immediate please help
When I turn on my computer laptop black screen saying I have to press F1 to continue, it says after that... disk failure hard immenent what can I do besides spend more than 200. OO, I don't?
Chances are the hard drive failed, but it could be wiring or other materials.
Check with the system manufacturer's support, their documentation online and ask in their forums
(if any). Most have instructions to replace the hard drive.
You can usually buy a hard drive for alternatives for less than $100,00 and maybe much less. Or the other
get the same one or the same size. System manufacturers usually several models if you
the same can buy cheaper. And there will be others who are of the same size and type which
can be used. Your local computer store can help select an appropriate player.
Here is an example of how to replace the hard drive on some HP computers for example. Most
other manufacturers are similar, and there are many generic examples on the internet.
HP - replace a laptop hard drive
I hope this helps.
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My laptop (hp G6 - A6 amd vision - quad core with windows 7 Home premium) was running very slow and hanging very often, I did a scan for a virus and, apparently, there was not. I did a restore to factory with hp Recovery Manager and now I get a message my hard drive is due to an imminent failure. The message is very annoying and scary because he asked me to back up my files or I won't lose them. Any idea what should I do then?
Looks like you should consider replacing the hard drive so definitely make a backup of all your personal files etc. asap - is your laptop still under warranty?
If this is the case, contact HP on the link below and make arrangements for the disk needs to be replaced.
If you live in the United States, contact HP here.
If you are in another part of the world, begin here.
DP - K
I was using a HP Pavilion dv7 (#XZ292UA #ABC product) for writing and looking for a little more than a year and did not have signs of hard drive problems - until yesterday. Curiously the hard drive on my old HP Pavilion dv5500 still works fine (7 + years later). Anyway, I followed the instructions for "disk hard imminent failure" and made the backup of data and backed up my important documents and manuscripts to the older computer and two readers (just to be on the safe side) Flash.
I printed the "Instructions for fixing disk hard errors. Note the information provided includes the name of the disk: Toshiba MK7559GSXP ATA Device. I also checked to determine if there was any sign of trouble with the computer and the vacuum came.
I believe that the only way to 'Fix' the problem is to install a new hard drive (HD), but am open to suggestions. If the answer is to replace the HD, I would appreciate your recommendation for a more reliable alternative to existing material.
Thank you for your help.
Thanks for your help. I did the back-ups, but could not get the laptop to repair the problem of the HD and will seek a replacement.
Have a great weekend.
Windows mail. When sending a new email, I want to use the BCC field, that I can not select because it is not on the new Message. __How make CCB to come when I create a new message? This something __Is I can add tools please?
Windows mail. When sending a new email, I want to use the BCC field, that I can not select because it is not on the new Message.
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Thanks for the reply Bruce Hagen. I am very grateful.
In a new message window: view | All the headers. Check it out. Or, simply click on the button to easily add to your contacts list to: To, CC, or BCC.
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What it means exactly when your computer say-"your disc is a failure, start the backup process."? I know that's not good, but what is it? And that's something that I can fix with some instruction? Thank you, Brandi
If the message is correct, your hard drive is defective and must be replaced
Your hard drive contains the operating system and all your files, photos, music, etc.
Back up your data:
make backups on an external hard drive or DVD
see if this information helps you
How to make a backup of your data (all Vista versions)
How to restore your files
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and that is how do to recover the backup complete pc
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Recently, I had 2 different cats with HP Tech Reps in which they used their remote control programs to check on the problems that I had with my new HP Envy 5560 all-in-one. The next day, at the start of my desktop PC, I got the warning message: "" imminent hard drive failure: if it please take a full backup and replace immediately. "" I did a scan from HP and it showed nothing wrong. There are no pop icons - up or whatever it is on my desktop screen to indicate a problem. The hard Seagate I have is only 1 years and 89% free space left on it and there is no problem, other than being slow sometimes, before the cats remote and the PC warning. I came to the forum looking for answers, and the first thing I noticed was a post to say today 09/04/2015 Bent Canuck: "HP Envy Hard Drive Failure" at 06:22. What a coincidence. Think are? Only some 20 hours from the time I myself first 'hard drive Imminent failure warning' and only about 40 hours after the remote programs have been downloaded (twice) and the rep tech, taking control of my computer (twice).
I ran all the diagnostics that my intermediate PC experience tells me to do. I checked in the BIOS and I checked all the HP, troubleshooting, etc. on the Assistant HP program performance. I can find no reason for the hard drive to be failing. I didn't notice it do anything else to be a little slow to start sometimes and slow to load stuff onto the internet, I have assumed it was probably malware and spyware that I must find a way to remove at one point, but I have received no warning about things either. I get the same caveat and I did a full back, but...
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Thank you for the additional information.
Did you run the BIOS CHIP to test your hard drive? Also, I don't think that the added hard disk HP software had nothing to do with the message you receive.
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