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So recently on my PC I started getting this issue.

While browsing in FireFox the browser would lock up and I would get the W7 ring loading icon by my mouse. Sometimes it would unfreeze and sometimes my whole system would lock up.
Yesterday was the last straw for it, I guess. Firefox locked up, then the whole PC, I restart and after POST I get a Windows black screen that says something about input/output being removed while in process. I went to sleep and next day I turn on the PC and I get to desktop without issues, fire up firefox, check email, and bam, firefox stopped responding and PC locked up. I restart, POST hangs at SATA check. I restart again, I get past POST and I am greeted with "boot device is not accessible". I restart again and it locks up at POST when it is doing the hard drive check.

Time for a new hard drive?
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post #2 of 4
Give it a go in another SATA port. See if that fixes the problem.

If not, I would download a Hirens disk that has MHDD included. You can then run that and scan your HDD for errors. If it does come up with errors, well that's the problem there. If it doesn't it could be a mainboard problem.

Otherwise not to sure what else.
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So I plugged my 2 hard drives into different SATA ports and the issue is gone..but I am not sure for how long. So I guess it is my motherboard's fault...although I haven't had any issues for months..I wonder what happened.

Can somebody look at these SMART results and tell me if anything looks the cause of the system lockups?

Hitachi has nothing but videos and other files on it.
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WD Black 750GB has the OS on it and games.
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post #4 of 4
could be a bad sata cable, most of the time that is what triggers the ULTRADMA CRC ERROR rate to go up
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