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Old 02-09-2008
Tocateous
 

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Smart short self test
I have just run Dell P.C. check up and it failed the smart short self test.
What does this mean?
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Old 02-09-2008
Malke
 

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Re: Smart short self test
Tocateous wrote:

> I have just run Dell P.C. check up and it failed the smart short self
> test. What does this mean?


You don't give a lot of information but generally a "smart short self-test"
refers to the hard drive. The Dell PC Checkup could be different so refer
to its Help system for details.

If your drive failed the short test, it's going to die very soon. Back up
your data and replace the drive.


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Old 02-10-2008
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Re: Smart short self test
best to go to dell and ask.

apparently system problem of some kind they need to help with.



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