I have one system. system working slow.i checked that there is sound coming from HDD and also ran Diagnostics utility its said HDD failed. then i bought another HDD,reinstalled Windows xp.as soon as after installation completed i rebooted an it got freezed,very slow, HDD light is also not blinking continiously.it blinks after specific period(e.g. -when clicking on start it freezes after that HDD light blinks.and then u can see start menu then again freezes.)this HDD also making litle bit noise.
what could be the couse ? should i reinstalled OS again with diffrent media ?
is there problem with RAM?or with MOBO? or CABLE ?or SMPS ?or again with newly bought HDD ?
let me know any other utility to diognose HDD?
Newly bought HDD is samsung 160 GB.