Re: Windows detected a hard disk problem
It had happened to me 3 times on 3 HD and western digital replaced all three
if windows says it will fail it will
"Nick Payne" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I just installed Vista Business SP1 on an HP dx5150 that has two Samsung
> 1Tb Sata drives in a RAID-1 using the builtin Sata RAID controller. I get
> periodic messages saying "Windows detected a hard disk problem", and the
> system event log has warning events: "The driver has detected that device
> \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 has predicted that it will fail. Immediately back up
> your data and replace your hard disk drive. A failure may be imminent."
> As the machine was just installed I had no data to preserve, so I
> downloaded the Samsung Estools ISO image, made a CD, booted from it, and
> ran a full test on both disks without any problems being detected.
> So it seems that the warning being generated spurious, and due to a driver
> and/or software error rather than an actual problem with either of the
> Nick Payne