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Old 05-27-09, 07:33 AM   #5
Bman212121
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Default Re: Imminent hard drive failure

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Originally Posted by johnkeel105 View Post
Well I know that it would not boot into windows even when she used the proper F1 and F2. If I can get into Windows then I will run those programs. If I can't I suppose it is dead...


This is the PC. I gotta pick it up tomorrow.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/p...os=228&lang=en
Yea that sounds like a safe bet. A lot of the programs can also be run from floppies/Cds but if a system you just reformatted is already failing to boot that doesn't sound good.
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