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#1 pcnoob12

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 02:11 AM

Started a couple days ago everything I do sometimes randomly programs stop responding for a couple of seconds. When playing games it would lock up and i have to ALT-CTRL-DEL and hope that it goes to the task manager. I ran everything from Virus scanner, Malware, and spybot and it would come back clean. But when I check the event log i would have about 900 errors... all of them would say
"The device, \Device\Harddisk0\DR0, has a bad block."

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 10:41 AM

Failing hard drive...is what the message conveys.

I suggest moving all valued data files from the disk...then running the appropriate hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic to verify the status of the drive.

Free Hard Drive Testing Tools - Hard Drive Diagnostics - http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/tp/tophddiag.htm

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