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Windows 7: Is My Hard Drive completely shot or can I do anything to fix it?

24 Sep 2012   #1

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Is My Hard Drive completely shot or can I do anything to fix it?

Is My Hard Drive completely shot or can I do anything to fix it? It is Intel Intel Rapid storage technology that is reporting the problem, but when I click restore disk to normal I get green tick to say it's ok but that only lasts 5 mins and I get the crash error again, This has just started happening so sorry I don't have anymore information I tried restoring a back up but problem still exists I have a couple more to try, if anyone thinks that will help. Thank you in advance.

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24 Sep 2012   #2

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Try this and see what comes up....... Disk Check
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25 Sep 2012   #3

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Done that still getting error I take it I need new Hard Drive Kbrady1979? And if I do will my Windows 7 pro serial number activate on new Hard drive? Or can I just do away with Intel Rapid storage technology? It's driver genius that's telling me to install it.
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