Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Windows detected a hard disk problem

09 Nov 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I'm just lucky the drive is still under warranty. Here's the log from SeaTools:

--------------- SeaTools for Windows v1.2.0.4 ---------------
08/11/2010 19:24:49
Model: ST31500341AS
Serial Number: 9VS22LFY
Firmware Revision: CC1H
SMART - FAIL 08/11/2010 19:24:49
SeaTools Test Code: B2DCDF45
SMART - FAIL 08/11/2010 19:25:42
SeaTools Test Code: B2DCDF45
Short DST - Started 08/11/2010 19:27:18
Short DST - FAIL 08/11/2010 19:27:34
SeaTools Test Code: B2DCDFE5
Identify - Started 08/11/2010 19:27:41
Long DST - Started 08/11/2010 19:28:43
Long DST - FAIL 08/11/2010 19:30:08
SeaTools Test Code: B2DCDFF5
Long Generic - Started 08/11/2010 19:45:05
Long Generic - FAIL 08/11/2010 19:45:39
SeaTools Test Code: B2DCDFD5

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Nov 2010   #12

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Wow! all tests failed. RMA. Good the drive's under warranty.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Windows detected a hard disk problem

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows detected a Hard disk problem
Eassos PartitionGuru Disk Verify Result: Disk: HD0:ST9320325AS(298GB) Cylinder Range: 0 - 38913 (Total cylnders count: 38913) Time: 2016-10-04 15:59:23 27 bad track areas found. The detailed bad track information is as follows: Cyl. Head Sec. Sec. Count Elapsed...
Hardware & Devices
Windows has detected a hard disk problem. Hard drive failing?
Hey there guys, about six months ago I started receiving an error every few days on my computer on boot, and it was something along the lines of: 'pxe-rom: Check cable connection!'. To fix it I just used my Windows 7 install CD and it was fine, until whenever it'd happen again. Now, just about...
Hardware & Devices
Windows Detected a hard disk Problem
I have a 3 year old Dell Inspiron Desk top with a 1TB Seagate HDD running Win 7 Home Premiuim 64b. On start up I get an error message in old 'DoS type white on black' font along lines that Hard disk drive is outside one of parameters etc. Back up data etc. Clearing that message takes you to BIOS...
Backup and Restore
Windows detected a hard disk problem
Hey, I got a brand new computer, and I noticed it was hanging quite a bit, and that the Windows Installation was a tad slow also Now, I've just received a pop up saying Windows has detected a hard disk problem What should I do? In the event log, under critical it says Windows Disk...
Hardware & Devices
Windows has detected a hard disk problem
Hello - I just installed Windows 7 unto my 2-yr old laptop. I'm getting an error message stating: WINDOWS DETECTED A HARD DISK PROBLEM. My options are: Start the backup process Ask me again later Don't ask me about this problem again. I...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:56.
Twitter Facebook Google+