1720 hard drive detects imminent failure

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Cookiexide

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everytime i boot up my computer it says this:"1720 hard drive detects imminent failure" and it gives me these options f1 boot, f10 computer set-up. and then i press f1 to boot and everything works fine but is my hardrive gonna crash?
 

Lonman

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A crash is likely... one of these times you'll probably get the 'can't find disk or OS' message. You need to get the goodies backed up asap and go shopping.
 
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MiseryQ

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Do you have a Compaq by any chance?!?

Get a new HD and use the utility that comes with it to copy your current drive to it...
 
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eGoalter

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hmm

i know a few guys that get those constantly since changing
to xp. i think ms has an update for that....but i would still back up stuff, cause theres a chance it really is screwed....:cool:
 
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DarkSiege

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I suggest you copy important files, buy a new hard drive and then reinstall windows. It's your hard drives problem and you can't fix it. You should do it ASAP to avoid losing data you want to keep.
 

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