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Windows 7: hard drive help please

28 Jul 2011   #1
Wicca

 
 
hard drive help please

this is a error i seen and it scares me is there anyway to fix this or is there anything to worry about




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28 Jul 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

As it says in your screenshot, you may have a damaged cable connecting your hard drive to your motherboard.

ZAR - Quick guide to understanding S.M.A.R.T. information (Scroll down for info on your error message)

You'll need to open your case and check for a loose connection or a damaged cable.
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28 Jul 2011   #3
Wicca

 
 

how will i know if it is damaged
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28 Jul 2011   #4
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wicca View Post
how will i know if it is damaged
Well, just have a good look and see if it is frayed, check the connectors at each end of the cable and make sure the connectors on your motherboard and hard drive don't show any obvious signs of wear.

If in doubt, buy a new cable and try that - they're not very expensive.

If you really don't feel confident in tackling the problem yourself you'll need to take your computer to your local repair shop or get a computer-savvy friend to check it out for you.
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28 Jul 2011   #5
Wicca

 
 

i check the cable and conector to hard drive to motherboard and they look fine no wear also this error i have will it make the hard drive fail and all my data lost
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28 Jul 2011   #6
Wicca

 
 

also the worst is 200 and the data section has a value of data 1
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28 Jul 2011   #7
Wicca

 
 

also my two hdd is connected to sata 3 and 4 on the motherboard and sata 1 amd 2 are free
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28 Jul 2011   #8
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Just get a new cable. Or try to use a different SATA port. Besides this is an error that occurred during a transmission between disk and computer. You won't lose Data because whenever there is a transmission error a re-transmission is requested.
Data already store on your drive isn't affected until altered.

-DG
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28 Jul 2011   #9
Wicca

 
 

so basical this does not suggest a hardware failure so my hhd is fine then
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28 Jul 2011   #10
Wicca

 
 

also the data is 1 and worst is 200 so is there much point in changing if the data is only one
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