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how do I make sure the hard drive is properly configured and terminated


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#1 helpm

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 10:37 AM

I got a blue screen that said a problem was detected and windows was shut down to prevent damage. It had a list of instructions on what to do if this was the first time it happened. One of the instructions was to make sure that the hard drive is properly configured and terminated. How do I do this? (BTW, when I restarted, I was given the option to run Start Repair. I ran it. I was given the option to run System Restore, but I didn't. The system restarted fine when Start Repair finished running.)

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 10:57 AM

If this is the first BSOD you've encountered the best thing to do is to leave it alone.
Chances are that Windows has fixed the issue and you won't be bothered by it again.

In the event that it isn't fixed, then you can do some troubleshooting.
You can also use this link to troubleshoot the BSOD to see what has happened. Just paste the results here for us to have a look at.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/176011/how-to-receive-help-diagnosing-blue-screens-and-windows-crashes/
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#3 helpm

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 08:15 AM

Okay. Thanks for your help. (Hopefully, it won't happen again.)




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