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\015 Dell Inspiron 1525 flashes message from Intel Matrix storage console that a hard drive has reported it might fail. Other than back-up, what do I do????\015

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Restart your system in safe mode...(If you dont know how to, it is :- When you power on your system, keep tapping F8 key, then a screen will appear which tells you to choose from it, so select Safe mode Startup from here)..., then after you have bootup in safe mode, open my computer, and right click on your harddisk, then go to properties, then tools, then Under Error Checking, click on Check Now tab, Then select the two options there, which are Automatically Fix File System Errors and Attempt recovery of bad Sectors, then click on Start, it will then prompt you that it wants to reschedule it to next System restart, so accept it and restart your system, when your system restarts allow it to scan your harddisk fully. Incase you have two or more partitions, try and do the same thing for ALL of them.
This method will save your harddisk, depending on how bad it has become.
Hope It Helps.
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