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User Info: MonteStyle

MonteStyle
2 years ago#1
Hello all, was wondering if there are any good programs to test it? Woke up to the bios screen this morning but it still lets me log on. Any tips would be greatly appreciated.

User Info: Monkeymage

Monkeymage
2 years ago#2
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User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
2 years ago#3
Your drive has failed a SMART test.
It's probably going to die soon, you should back up everything and replace it immediately.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T.
He who stumbles around in darkness with a stick is blind. But he who... sticks out in darkness... is... fluorescent! - Brother Silence

User Info: MonteStyle

MonteStyle
2 years ago#4
Damn, ya I do remember it saying that when I saw that screen. Thanks. Might as well buy that SSD I have been holding off on. Hope it holds out at least a few days till I get the new one.

User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
2 years ago#5
MrWeStSide posted...
Damn, ya I do remember it saying that when I saw that screen. Thanks. Might as well buy that SSD I have been holding off on. Hope it holds out at least a few days till I get the new one.


If it doesn't make it, you can try freezing it to get a few extra minutes of life.
He who stumbles around in darkness with a stick is blind. But he who... sticks out in darkness... is... fluorescent! - Brother Silence

User Info: xKynOx

xKynOx
2 years ago#6
my old laptop has had that error for about 5 years, no need to **** ur pants

User Info: OUberLord

OUberLord
2 years ago#7
I'd back up data immediately all the same. The drive could last for months, and it could last for minutes. I wouldn't wait a couple days if you have any other option.

User Info: Ravenoussd

Ravenoussd
2 years ago#8
xKynOx posted...
my old laptop has had that error for about 5 years, no need to **** ur pants


lol you, must be lucky, sometimes **** can last longer than you expect..then **** dies way before you expect it to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tzc86ifgf-0
EXPLOSIONS?

User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
2 years ago#9
xKynOx posted...
my old laptop has had that error for about 5 years, no need to **** ur pants


Ignore this guy, hes trolling.
You should back up your data immediately and be prepared for the drive to fail.
He who stumbles around in darkness with a stick is blind. But he who... sticks out in darkness... is... fluorescent! - Brother Silence
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