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Is my hard drive dieing?

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June 15, 2010 2:57:33 AM

i have two hard drives and over the past couple of months i noticed that sometimes when i would connect devices to my pc (external usb hard drive, camera, phone... all usb) it would freeze up and say "not responding" then i would click my mouse a bunch of times then a block comes up and i click restart windows explorer. NOW... every single time i try to move files from my camera, external drive or phone it freezes up and says not responding and i cant do anything but click restart windows explorer. BUT... when i click a movie or music file on my external drive it plays fine...

I was wondering, does this mean one or possibly both of my internal hard drives is dieing? here is my system info any help would be greatly appreciated.

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
amd phenom x4 9950 overclocked to 2.79ghz
ati Sapphire 4870 1gb vapor x
8gb patriot ram
zalman cooler
1 wd hdd
1 toshiba hdd
msi mobo


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June 15, 2010 3:14:08 AM

Sounds more like a software/driver issue to me.
June 15, 2010 3:14:17 AM

jitpublisher said:
Sounds more like a software/driver issue to me.



anyway to check? i have installed all of the updates from windows update.
June 15, 2010 3:37:29 AM

also, i forgot to add that my computer will not shut down or restart it just says shutting windows down forever and never shuts down. i have to push the button to turn it off. but, it will go to sleep and wake up fine.
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