Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop ?

Hard drive right side light goes off

\015 Hi; I have Dimension 3000. Right side light on hard drive goes out while I'm doing email or on the internet. I get an error msg saying my server is not responding. This is an intermittant problem. System is 4 yrs. old. Please help.. I sent a msg. yesterday but didn't include my email addy.Thank you\015

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What Email are you using??
If you are doing internet based web mail,(you have to log into a website to see it) you are loosing your connection intermittently. Other browsing of the web could run without caring about the crop. If you are using pc based email that uses the internet to send you still might have an intermittent connection. Your program definitely thinks it is talking to a server and the connection is dropping. If this is totally on your PC and you have only one drive you would have other problems if the drive were failing.
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