The life of the hard drive is dependent on a number of factors
The quality of the HD
The amount of use
The type of use. For example do you turn the computer off properly?
I had my Windows 98 from 2000-2008. Finally, I had to get another computer, but not because of the Hard Drive, that was working as good as the day I bought it.
You may want to test the drive. Harddrive scan usings SeaTools - SeaTools for Windows | Seagate - Both long and short tests