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dead hardrive?

post #1 of 4
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sometimes my windows vista hardrive (hardrive i have vista on) will not show up in bios unless i leave my pc off for a while. now vista will continuesly freeze and bsod for no reason. is my hardrive dying? if so it sucks cuase i dont want to buy a new one lol
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idk man. try unplugging your entire HD, all of it, then replugging and make sure the connections are set solid. if theres any dust in the plugs, ive had problems like that before. not sure..... good luck though
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post #3 of 4
Possible. Your HDD might be dying. Do what smorgan suggested. Unplug the cables and make sure they are secure. I can't really think of anything else. Maybe try switching the ports on your mobo or try switching the cables.
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ill try switching the ports as ihave unplugged the hd before and its worked for a little while but not for long damn you ebay hdd
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