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Old 11-12-2012, 07:39 AM   #1
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So i get hom from work and i turn on my computer and get this..
Does this mean my hard drive is bad?
Its a eMachines EL1352G-01W if the hard drive is bad can i install a ssd in it?
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:43 PM   #2
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No that is all your BIOS settings coming up, Does it boot into windows?
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:02 AM   #3
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How Many Hard Disks have you got it is a smart warning telling you your 3rd drive is failing and to backup and replace data.

do you have any external pluged up to the pc ie for backups.

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No that is all your BIOS settings coming up, Does it boot into windows?
Well sometimes it will but it freezes on the loading screen..

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How Many Hard Disks have you got it is a smart warning telling you your 3rd drive is failing and to backup and replace data.

do you have any external pluged up to the pc ie for backups.

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How can i back it up when windows wont even load? No i dont have anything pluged in for backup..
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So i turn it on this morning it goes to the screen of the pic i put up. Then goes to the windows loading screen then it comes to "startup repair is checking your system for problems..." It did this once before and i left it over night, went to leave for work was still scanning so i left alone again. Get home from work 12 hours later its still scanning..
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:40 PM   #6
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do you have data on the hard disk that is not backed up and you want to retreve?
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Default Re: computer problem on start up..

Correct me if im wrong, but would it be possible to use a boot disk to get into the system?
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do you have data on the hard disk that is not backed up and you want to retreve?
Nothing really important so it really wouldnt hurt if i couldnt back it up.

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Correct me if im wrong, but would it be possible to use a boot disk to get into the system?
Well i dont have a boot disk..
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If there is nothing important on there you might as well download the OS and burn it to disc and then use the COA(key) on the laptop/desktop to reinstall.
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If you want you could download a live Linux cd and boot to that to recover the data.
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