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You inputted the wrong command, You put in sfc/runnow. Make sure it is sfc /scannow. Note the space between sfc and /scannow.
You can try running chkdisk /f command in command prompt. Also run your hard drive manufacturer's SMART test to test for disk health. The weird noise from your hard drive is likely a hard drive failure.

i entered the command and it said i am not an admin lol. but yeah i think we will just leave the thread as is seeing as we know for fact that it is the HDD.

another question. anything i should know about doing a fresh install windows install on an SSD? (Corsair Force Series 3) i am just going to unplug my current HDD and just install windows and the essentials onto the SSD.

never used one before. redface.gif
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Well for reference next time, make sure you open the Command Prompt with Run as Administrator.



For installing on SSD:

Make sure you put the SSD on the Intel SATA 6Gbps ports for best performance. Make sure the SATA ports are in AHCI mode (or RAID mode if you use RAID) in UEFI/BIOS settings. Install the latest Intel Chipset Drivers and Intel Rapid Storage Technology Drivers.

You may want to disable hibernation file and reduce size of page file on SSD. To disable hibernation file, go to Command Prompt (run as Administrator) and type
Code:
powercfg -h off

If you need more in depth help, try reading Sean's guide. http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds/0_50
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thanks mate you are a champion thumb.gif
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