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"Bad Hard Disk" problem


Berlingo_Man
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Hello, recently I installed Windows Updates on my PC. However, when it booted, it started some sort of repair diagnosis. I looked at the cause of this problem and the line "bad hard disk" was on top.

 

The question is: Will formatting both C and D solve this problem? (It might work but I doubt it) And I am 80% sure Bad Hard Disk means it's hardware is either damaged or burnt rather than corrupted software f*cking it up.

 

EDIT: My PC and all its hardware are from 2009-2010. (Win 7 Ultimate 64, Radeon HD 5830, 4GB RAM, Intel Core i5 760 2.8GHz Quad, GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD3L

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Since this happened after installing an update, I'd assume that the problem is software related. Especially since I've also had a situation where a certain update caused Windows to stop booting.

 

Formatting the system partition (most probably C) & reinstalling the OS should do the job. There's no need to format other drives.

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