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Hard drive failure

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July 28, 2012 2:53:00 PM

Hi,

Just wanted to know which of my hard drives is failing. When i start up my pc is get the following message:

Quote:
sec master hard disk s.m.a.r.t. status bad backup and replace


The hard drive plugged into SATA 2 is my 1TB Samsung HD103SJ. I press F1 to continue and windows loads up fine. I opened WD data lifeguard tool since Seatools doesn't seem to work on my pc this a print screen of it:



I ran a quick test on drive 2 and this is what happened:



I ran the quick test on my other two drives and i got similar results:




So my question is apart from my Samsung drive which i know is failing , are my other two drives failing aswell because they don't complete the SMART quick test but their SMART status is pass.

Thanks in advance

PS - Speccy Report:

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WDC WD5000AAKS-00YGA0
S.M.A.R.T
01 Read Error Rate 200 (200 worst) Data 0000000000
03 Spin-Up Time 178 (173) Data 00000017C3
04 Start/Stop Count 099 (099) Data 00000007A1
05 Reallocated Sectors Count 200 (200) Data 0000000000
07 Seek Error Rate 200 (200) Data 0000000000
09 Power-On Hours (POH) 068 (068) Data 0000005CF9
0A Spin Retry Count 100 (100) Data 0000000000
0B Recalibration Retries 100 (100) Data 0000000000
0C Device Power Cycle Count 099 (099) Data 0000000799
C0 Power-off Retract Count 200 (200) Data 00000000D3
C1 Load/Unload Cycle Count 200 (200) Data 00000007A9
C2 Temperature 108 (101) Data 000000002A
C4 Reallocation Event Count 200 (200) Data 0000000000
C5 Current Pending Sector Count 200 (200) Data 0000000001
C6 Uncorrectable Sector Count 200 (200) Data 0000000001
C7 UltraDMA CRC Error Count 200 (200) Data 0000000000
C8 Write Error Rate / Multi-Zone Error Rate 200 (200) Data 0000000000
Temperature 42 °C
Temperature Range ok (less than 50 °C)
Status Good


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SAMSUNG HD103SJ
S.M.A.R.T
01 Read Error Rate 001 (001 worst) Data 0000008D6E
02 Throughput Performance 252 (252) Data 0000000000
03 Spin-Up Time 074 (072) Data 0000001F66
04 Start/Stop Count 099 (099) Data 000000048D
05 Reallocated Sectors Count 252 (252) Data 0000000000
07 Seek Error Rate 252 (252) Data 0000000000
08 Seek Time Performance 252 (252) Data 0000000000
09 Power-On Hours (POH) 100 (100) Data 0000002EF7
0A Spin Retry Count 252 (252) Data 0000000000
0B Recalibration Retries 252 (252) Data 0000000000
0C Device Power Cycle Count 099 (099) Data 0000000467
BF G-sense error rate 100 (100) Data 000000007B
C0 Power-off Retract Count 252 (252) Data 0000000000
C2 Temperature 060 (057) Data 0000040028
C3 Hardware ECC Recovered 100 (100) Data 0000000000
C4 Reallocation Event Count 252 (252) Data 0000000000
C5 Current Pending Sector Count 100 (100) Data 0000000001
C6 Uncorrectable Sector Count 252 (252) Data 0000000000
C7 UltraDMA CRC Error Count 200 (200) Data 0000000000
C8 Write Error Rate / Multi-Zone Error Rate 100 (100) Data 0000000039
DF Load/Unload Retry Count 252 (252) Data 0000000000
E1 Load/Unload Cycle Count 100 (100) Data 00000004A1
Temperature 39 °C
Temperature Range ok (less than 50 °C)
Status Good


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WDC WD15EADS-00P8B0
S.M.A.R.T
01 Read Error Rate 200 (200 worst) Data 0000000048
03 Spin-Up Time 197 (174) Data 0000001405
04 Start/Stop Count 094 (094) Data 0000001779
05 Reallocated Sectors Count 200 (200) Data 0000000000
07 Seek Error Rate 100 (253) Data 0000000000
09 Power-On Hours (POH) 077 (077) Data 000000428A
0A Spin Retry Count 100 (100) Data 0000000000
0B Recalibration Retries 100 (100) Data 0000000000
0C Device Power Cycle Count 095 (095) Data 0000001701
C0 Power-off Retract Count 193 (193) Data 0000001515
C1 Load/Unload Cycle Count 182 (182) Data 000000DB5D
C2 Temperature 114 (092) Data 0000000024
C4 Reallocation Event Count 200 (200) Data 0000000000
C5 Current Pending Sector Count 199 (199) Data 000000015F
C6 Uncorrectable Sector Count 199 (199) Data 000000015F
C7 UltraDMA CRC Error Count 200 (200) Data 0000000000
C8 Write Error Rate / Multi-Zone Error Rate 200 (200) Data 0000000026
Temperature 36 °C
Temperature Range ok (less than 50 °C)
Status Good

More about : hard drive failure

a b G Storage
July 28, 2012 3:15:48 PM

According to the information you provided, the Samsung 1 Terabyte IDE hard disk which is connected to the secondary IDE channel is the drive that is failing. it is also the only drive in your computer that is IDE so it is easy to locate with the big 40 pin connecting ribbon cable. The other two drives have a pass flag under smart so i wouldn't worry about them.

thebestrc said:
Hi,

Just wanted to know which of my hard drives is failing. When i start up my pc is get the following message:

Quote:
sec master hard disk s.m.a.r.t. status bad backup and replace

July 28, 2012 3:24:55 PM

Ok thanks. The reason i thought the other two drives were failing aswell was because i couldn't complete any of the SMART tests on them.
a c 311 G Storage
July 30, 2012 2:37:07 AM

Data LifeGuard doesn't always run correctly in a Windows environment. I would rerun it from a bootable CD.

That said, the Samsung drive appears to be failing SMART due to the following attribute having hit the threshold:

01 Read Error Rate 001 (001 worst) Data 0000008D6E

Your WD15EADS-00P8B0 drive also has some worrisome attributes:

C5 Current Pending Sector Count 199 (199) Data 000000015F
C6 Uncorrectable Sector Count 199 (199) Data 000000015F

0x15F = 351 sectors
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