Re: Need help, computer predicting drive failure.
You could try disabling Smart in bios to stop this warning to see if you can get to windows safely (press del when you start computer up), and find somethnig about the smart feature, disable it, and then go to save and exit.
If you can't get to windows still, try going to safe mode by pressing f8 at startup, and choose safemode from the list.
Have you got a cd/dvd copier you could drag files to? and just burn a disc to save important files?
have you got a seperate hard drive you could connect in Slave, and drag files to this to save them?
Have you by any chance got a mp3 hard disc drive you could copy data to? There must be something you can back data up with... nero for example has a few if you have it with a cd/dvd burner.
Norton Ghost is another if you have the norton system works on your computer, but again needs something to write the data to...
Once your up in windows, I'm sure you'll think of something. How big a hard drive have you got to back up? How many files are irriplacable?
After you are safe by backing up important files, we can then think of a way of maybe fixing the drive, but the most important thing is backup at the moment!
Hope we can help
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