All too often, they just die in an instant, never to be detected by a computer again. What kind of hard drive is this? #2 stevty2889, Apr 18, 2005 YOyoYOhowsDAjello Moderator
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Elite member Joined: Aug 6, 2001 Messages: 31,192 Likes Received: 11 That's a good Running a drive too hot, can cause media defects as well. Retrieved 2013-01-15. ^ "SMART Hard Drive Attributes: SMART 22 is a Gas Gas Gas". http://phabletkeyboards.com/smart-hard/smart-drive-error.php
For more information on warranty replacement please visit the Warranty Services Page. It provides only two values: "threshold not exceeded" and "threshold exceeded". If you are using backup software, it's more than possible the HD problem will prevent that happening. Common SMART errors are: Hard disk failure is imminent. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T.
SMART 197 - Current_Pending_Sector_Count. Failure may be immediate and total, progressive, or limited. This allows a drive with bad sectors to continue operation. SMART Extended Self-Test: Runs an extended self-test on the hard drive.