How do you know it hour hard drive is failing Tags: New Build Hard Drives USB Systems Last response: March 10, 2011 11:20 AM in Systems Share dwheelis March 3, 2011 11:37:47 AM there was a message that came up and said something was unplugged usb caable check it was not. and something about the hard drive. could this mean it is failing it is only 2years old and has only really been used the last year More about : hour hard drive failing WR2 March 3, 2011 12:30:39 PM dwheelis said:something was unplugged usb caable checkUSB cable? Do you have a hard drive outside your case? Hard drive is usually connected by SATA cable. A Hard Drive could fail at any time. http://www.hdtune.com/ Download and install the free trial copy of HD Tune. Run the program to test the health of the hard disk. If it's a Seagate Hard disk download SeaTools If it's a Western Digital hard disk download Data LifeGuard Diagnostics m 0 l dwheelis March 10, 2011 11:20:43 AM WR2 said:USB cable? Do you have a hard drive outside your case? Hard drive is usually connected by SATA cable. A Hard Drive could fail at any time. http://www.hdtune.com/ Download and install the free trial copy of HD Tune. Run the program to test the health of the hard disk. If it's a Seagate Hard disk download SeaTools If it's a Western Digital hard disk download Data LifeGuard Diagnostics Thank you for the assist. I finally took it for repair. It was minor and not the hard drive that the error message suggested m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedTwo hard drives fail in the EXACT same way within 1 hour of Use Forum SolvedMy parents computer gets an a type of error message stating something about how the hard drive is failing and that they should Forum SolvedHow do I backup data from a failing hard drive? Forum SolvedHow do I know I am recording on my SSD hard drive and not my HDD? Forum SolvedHow do i know if a hard drive (hdd or ssd) is classified as "basic disk" or "dynamic disk" before i buy it? Forum How to tell if hard drive is failing? Forum Ooops. How to clone or mirror a dropped partially failing external truecrypt-encrypted usb hard drive? Forum SolvedDoes Anyone Know How To Remove the Hard Drive From An Old HP Pavilion 6330 Desktop? Forum SolvedHow do I know my Laptop hard drive can be upgraded to 1TB? Forum SolvedDoes Anyone Know How to Attach My Toshiba Canvio External Hard Drive Directly to a SATA port? Forum Hard drive clone failed. I don't know why. Forum SolvedHow do I know if my motherboard is compatible with my hard drive? Forum SolvedHow do u know if a hard drive will work with your computer? Forum How to recover data on a Failing External Hard Drive? Forum 4tb external hard drive failed anyway to know what files were on it? Forum SolvedI want to upgrade my hard drive, but how do I know if it's compatible? Forum How Do I know if the motherboard is shot or the hard drive? Forum how do i know if a hard drive is compatible? Forum SolvedHard Drive failing to spin up, but when mounted works fine Forum Failing hard drive, how to tell which files might be corrupt Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !