Hello, My HP Mini 1001TU PC having windows XP Home OS was causing problem in start up. I formatted the hdd and load XP Pro, after new installation an error screen comes S.M.A.R.T. HDD bad. The hard drive is Toshiba PATA MK6028GL 60GB. What I feel that drivers for HDD in new os are not supporting the toshiba pata hdd as disk management tools shows the hdd health 100%. Am I right and should I reload the previous os?
The smart values are stored in the drive, not the OS. Download hdtune and check the smart values manually. If your motherboard is reporting a smart error, there is a good chance at least one of the smart values is out of spec.