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Chocu1a

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#1 13 years ago

Yesterday I was online looking at stuff on e-bay, & my computer went blue screen giving an error & started dumping physical memory. I tried to reboot but my main harddrive was not being recognized, so it was saying to install disc to boot & press any key. I opened up the comp & checked all the connections to the drive, rebooted & it recognized the drive , booted up. I started playing bf2, & it would lock up at intervals. I rebooted, It started running disc check, found somem errors, fixed them, & went into windows. Now every time I open a file or window, the mouse will drag real slow. It takes 1-2 minutes to boot into windows, also. It used to take 5-10 seconds before. the drive is a seagate p ata. It might still be under warranty. ANy Ideas on how to remedy the slow boot, mouse drag & general sluggishness?




Kozmo

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#2 13 years ago

windows xp? what errors did it fix? disk errors are scary, usually means hard drive is taking a dumper.




Chocu1a

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#3 13 years ago

I cant remember. I was so freaked out & didnt write anything down. The hard drive kept making a click/beeping sound as it was trying to boot into windows. I managed to back most important stuff to a back up drive just incase. I wonder will a repair or fresh install remedy any problems?




C38368

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#4 13 years ago

Sounds like you're experiencing hard drive failure, in which case a fresh install won't do you much good.




adamma

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#5 13 years ago

A little Question,how much RAM do you have ?




Kozmo

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#6 13 years ago

seagate has on line warranty check. you need to get you model number and serial number and you can see if it is still under warranty. http://www.seagate.com/support/service/




Dragokatzov

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#7 13 years ago
C38368Sounds like you're experiencing hard drive failure, in which case a fresh install won't do you much good.

i agree, same thing happened to me




Chocu1a

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#8 13 years ago
adammaA little Question,how much RAM do you have ?

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#9 13 years ago

YOu got 3 hard drives dont worry, just install Windows on a 'unfaulty' HD and then your up and running again ;)