Hard drive fail

Hi
my pc loads windows 7 then when I click on anything i just get the rolling circle
Cannot access anything then eventually i get a message saying wndows unable to carry out task end process?
Is the hard drive dying

cannot start in safe mode because keyboard wil not work
Can i put old hard drive from old pc in and boot from that
Can i put a hard drivr in from an old computer
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  1. Hi :)

    Run a hard drive test in DOS...HIRENS CD etc, it sounds like a failing hard drive...

    All the best Brett :)
  2. just as a heads up, i have an acer laptop and the drive failed yesterday, (my daughters) no money to replace till at least next week so i have disconnected the hard drive and am running a live Ubuntu dvd, who knows it may keep you browsing and answering emails
    hooped this helps
  3. fredyflame said:
    Hi
    my pc loads windows 7 then when I click on anything i just get the rolling circle
    Cannot access anything then eventually i get a message saying wndows unable to carry out task end process?
    Is the hard drive dying

    cannot start in safe mode because keyboard wil not work
    Can i put old hard drive from old pc in and boot from that
    Can i put a hard drivr in from an old computer


    Breet giving the right information

    Other trouble shooting

    Here's what to do
    Do you hear you hard drive spinning?
    If you see it in the BIOS {Basic input/output System} by pressing F2/ Delete key
    If so it likely to work

    If it is dying try getting linux and backing up your information

    Dont put your hard drive in a other company, it might ask you to give a product key for windows
    Why you asked?
    Cause you are loading the uncorrect information from a other computer
    If you replace someone motherboard, then start the computer up, will ask you for a windows key.
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