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2nd Hard drive problem

  • Hard Drives
  • Western Digital
  • Storage
Last response: in Storage
March 12, 2012 5:09:43 PM

I have 2 hard drives,both 500 gb each,one is seagate and the other is WD.I have been using them for six months but since 2 days i have been experiencing strange problem.when my pc starts up and after working about 15 mins,my WD hard drive disappears and when i restart it again shows up but after 15 mins it again disappears.I have win xp service pack 2 installed on my pc.I am so worried about it ,please help me!

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a c 392 G Storage
March 12, 2012 5:29:52 PM

Pick your drive and download datal lifegaurd. If it fails the test, then you need a new drive.

You can also download a 3rd party utility like speedfan or HDTune and check the SMART status of the drive for problems.