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It's from 2006 so I'm guessing there is not a warranty. Thank you! Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Desktops > OS/Recovery > SMART short self test failed HD521-2W Search the Community As you found previously, the drive as bad sectors, even if repaired. This system is feedback driven thru Solution and Kudo flags. Source

Any ideas......? In the meantime, since I have no data files on it yet (nothing to lose), I'm just bringing it up to speed.While downloading and installing drivers for this machine (I'm saving The first time you ran CHKDSK, it replaced the bad sectors with spare ones on the drive, so the drive now has zero KB in bad sectors according to lame-o brain-dead By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum! additional hints

It will leave you at a DOS command prompt. miki Resolved HJT Threads 42 05-28-2005 01:59 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your If not, do I need to provide a direct replacement hard drive or is this a good time to upgrade? Both tests returned the error message HD521-2W.

It's worth a try. 0 0 Azrabane Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎01-31-2014 Message 15 of 16 (7,717 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: SMART Short Self Test Failed (Error Code HD521-2W) I'm not a big tech person, but I can at least keep [bleep] straight on my own PC. Expand» Details Details Existing questions More Tell us some more Upload in Progress Upload failed. I use the freeware IMGBURN to burn bootable CDs.

The fact you ran CCleaner before this happened is co-incidence, hard drives are mechanical devices and they wear out just like the clutch does on your car. Not in safe mode, last known good configuration, etc. I've done >chkdsk /f and it doesn't repair the problem. >Any ideas......? >Thanks, (and sorry for the log post.....) > Ben Myers, Jun 2, 2008 #2 Advertisements CK LOWES Guest http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Smart-short-self-test-failure-code-HD521-2W/td-p/3842850 If you think you have received a fake HP Support message, please report it to us by clicking on the blue “Report Inappropriate Content” button above the message.

No, create an account now. About Us We're a forum dedicated to providing support and advice for motherboards, chipsets and drivers from all manufacturers. CHKDSK is a piece of junk as a diagnostic tool. You can only upload a photo (png, jpg, jpeg) or a video (3gp, 3gpp, mp4, mov, avi, mpg, mpeg, rm).

If you can get to a DOS environment (where you see a command prompt like C:\), then type "chkdsk /r" and chkdsk should do it's thing." I can't get the computer http://www.pcdoctor-community.com/forum/index.php?topic=13.0 If you think you have received a fake HP Support message, please report it to us by clicking on the blue “Report Inappropriate Content” button above the message. Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video,

Trying to clean up my sister-in-laws pc. this contact form I am linking an HP Support document below that will show you how to find your product number. beandip999 Resolved HJT Threads 19 03-16-2006 07:45 AM Help with spyware. First Time Here?

I also got the SMART Self Test Failure error.Any thoughts would be helpful Reply 1 1 Dunidar HP Support Agent Posts: 5,889 Member Since: ‎09-03-2013 Message 5 of 7 (1,448 Views) Thank you anyway for the help. Answer Questions LGA 1156 MOTHERBOARD CHEAP? http://phabletkeyboards.com/smart-error/smart-error-code.php Reply 1 1 mdklassen Master's Graduate Posts: 358 Member Since: ‎12-04-2012 Message 5 of 5 (3,629 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: SMART short self test failed HD521-2W Options Mark as New

About two days later I accidently left my virus scan off and >downloaded a virus causing the same problem and fix. >It's been working fine now for about a week but The problem is it won't boot up at all. If you need any further assistance, then you can contact me at my listed email.

Also, you need to tell the CD burning software to use the ISO file to make a bootable CD.

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Really. Do you have that? We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Check This Out If it were mine, I would get a new Seagate or WD1TB drive (Sata 6 Gb/sec) and clone the old drive with their versions of Disk Wizard. (free disk clone programs).

well, I would suggest you run "start hardware diagnostics" if you haven't already. That's enough to see that the drive surface has begun deteriorating... Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!).

Might help with some trouble shooting.