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Windows 7: Laptop Being slow and says hard disk problem?

12 Apr 2011   #1
Terry Wiggers

Windows 7 Home premium 32 bit
 
 
Laptop Being slow and says hard disk problem?

Hi im terry wiggers,

I must have re-done my laptop 20 times now, it keeps not responding when it turns on, Saying a hard disk problem, and freezing up?,
Any ideas why its doing this?, Here's my specs:
Advent Eclipse E300 Red
Windows 7 home premium
2GB DDR3 RAM
250GB Hard Drive
Wirless is 802.11b/g/n
13.3" Widescreen
Integrated intel Mobile 4 Series

Help Would be appreciated Thanks,

Terry wiggers


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12 Apr 2011   #2
Terry Wiggers

Windows 7 Home premium 32 bit
 
 

Guess ill have to re-do it?
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12 Apr 2011   #3
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Hi Terry

How do you mean re-do it ?
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12 Apr 2011   #4
Terry Wiggers

Windows 7 Home premium 32 bit
 
 

Well its not working :/, So i guess ill have to re-do it for the 30th time?, do you know why its doing it?
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12 Apr 2011   #5
vaidas3

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Terry Wiggers View Post
Well its not working :/, So i guess ill have to re-do it for the 30th time?, do you know why its doing it?

please define redo. restart? reinstall windows? recreate backup? restore os from oem partition/media? any other things?
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12 Apr 2011   #6
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Ok think you mean reinstall Windows, so does the operating system work ?
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12 Apr 2011   #7
Terry Wiggers

Windows 7 Home premium 32 bit
 
 

Yeah im on it now, its just sometimes,(all the time realy) it says hard disk problem and freezes?
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12 Apr 2011   #8
vaidas3

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Terry Wiggers View Post
Yeah im on it now, its just sometimes,(all the time realy) it says hard disk problem and freezes?

i recommend running HDD check tools provided by HDD manufcturer. if pc can not boot you need to boot from other bootable media for example CD/dvd.. oh i think i dont need to say it but if you have any importand data please backup.

If error is saying disk problems there is chance your hdd is going to die.
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12 Apr 2011   #9
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

The first thing I would do is run chkdsk (needs a reboot)

See here > Disk Check
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12 Apr 2011   #10
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi Terry,

Once you are able to get into Windows again, please do the following:

1. Downlaod, install and run CrystalDiskInfo which will give us a health report on your disk. Post an image of the screen when it has run, and we can advise you further.

2. Open an elevated command prompt (cmd window) and type chkdsk /f and hit enter.
You will be prompted whether you wish to schedule a disk check at next startup - select YES and then reboot the machine. Tell us the results of the chkdsk once it has completed.

Regards,
Golden
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