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Disable SMART drive failure message

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  • Hard Drives
  • Windows Vista
  • HP Pavilion
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a b G Storage
May 22, 2010 10:38:29 PM

Hello,
I've been getting the 'SMART drive imminent failure message' on boot for about 2 years now. Anyway to disable the message? HP Pavilion laptop - Vista. Yes, I've been told - 'gonna fail, save yourself, get a new drive, blah blah blah.' Not an important computer, so I don't care.

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a b G Storage
May 23, 2010 12:08:45 AM

Normally you turn it off in the BIOS. I don't know about your HP Laptop, might be permanently turned on. Either way, it is a BIOS feature and must be dealt with there.
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September 16, 2012 8:21:13 PM

A few days (year or so) late, it may help someone. I also have a HP Compaq M2000, and oldie but serviceable.

S.M.A.R.T system is not in setup (BIOS)

Find the app in: control panel\administrative tools\computer management\services and applications\services

Find "Smart Card" in the services list and open it.

You can then enable, or disable smart software :hello: 
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February 8, 2014 1:08:23 AM

The Smart Card service in Windows has nothing to do with SMART on the hdd. It relates to reading smart cards. It is usually switched off by default anyway. If you don't see SMART in BIOS then you are stuck with the error until you replace your drive or it dies on you. Read the SMART data from your hdd and decide whether the failing attribute, there may be more than one, is likely to cost you important data loss. If you can't interpret the data then you'd better replace your drive. Take a system image first.
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August 5, 2014 10:57:04 PM

Anonymous said:
Hello,
I've been getting the 'SMART drive imminent failure message' on boot for about 2 years now. Anyway to disable the message? HP Pavilion laptop - Vista. Yes, I've been told - 'gonna fail, save yourself, get a new drive, blah blah blah.' Not an important computer, so I don't care.

Hii
The best solution of is put windows 8 in other portion of the drive else use that harddisk in other Laptop it will work fine there
I changed that harddisk with my friend laptop Harddisk is running fine in his laptop amd no error is Coming this error is Always Coming in HP laptop if only one sector is damaged or faulty
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August 12, 2015 6:26:53 PM

Your suggestion is rubbish and create more serious error.. i suggest you do not act clever in near future...

Bovon said:
A few days (year or so) late, it may help someone. I also have a HP Compaq M2000, and oldie but serviceable.

S.M.A.R.T system is not in setup (BIOS)

Find the app in: control panel\administrative tools\computer management\services and applications\services

Find "Smart Card" in the services list and open it.

You can then enable, or disable smart software :hello: 


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October 7, 2015 4:33:21 AM

lovdeep pahuja said:
Anonymous said:
Hello,
I've been getting the 'SMART drive imminent failure message' on boot for about 2 years now. Anyway to disable the message? HP Pavilion laptop - Vista. Yes, I've been told - 'gonna fail, save yourself, get a new drive, blah blah blah.' Not an important computer, so I don't care.

Hii
The best solution of is put windows 8 in other portion of the drive else use that harddisk in other Laptop it will work fine there
I changed that harddisk with my friend laptop Harddisk is running fine in his laptop amd no error is Coming this error is Always Coming in HP laptop if only one sector is damaged or faulty


just go to system32 folder then take ownership off the file DFDWiz.exe after that rename that file to DFDWiz_old.exe
restart your computer .... that's all ... no more bugging !!

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