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  • Hello last night after playing some borderlands i keep getting the error message hard drive failure.

    I have the drive for about seven months and it never gave issues. i run defrag once every week to 2 weeks depending on what i delete. i Ran check disk it is very slow process.

    My system consits of the following:

    Intel® Core2™Duo E8400 - 3.00GHz

    2 X Transcend® JetRam™ High-Performance 2GB DDR3-1333

    Seagate® Barracuda™ 7200.12 Series - 1TB Serial ATA II (SATA2) Plus 

    GIGABYTE® nVidia® GeForce 9800GT - 1GB GDDR3.

    Please help as i have 800gb of data on the drive.

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  • I would back up what you want to save now. As for defragging, you should never have to defrag that much and that often.

    Defrag maybe 2-3 time a year.

    back up and buy/install a new HD before you lose everything

    Hope this helps

    • Marked as answer by Nero Wolf Tuesday, March 5, 2013 4:26 PM
    Saturday, December 4, 2010 5:27 PM