I would encourage you to post your product number for your computer. Dan O, Aug 5, 2008 #5 davmar57 Thread Starter Joined: Jul 28, 2008 Messages: 11 On Bootdisk.Com, there's a link to Eddie Maintenance, which has a Multitask Utilities Suite CD which This could range from sectors of the drive becoming unreadable/unwritable to a complete failure of the HDD.Hard drives are relatively inexpensive and are not difficult to replace yourself. do it as it's safe and can only help. have a peek at this web-site
Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum! Your best bet is to take the side of the case off and see what brand of drive you have, then go to their website for some hard drive diagnostic tools View solution in context Reply 0 0 wb2001 Dean Posts: 7,076 Member Since: 09-28-2010 Message 2 of 5 (1,116 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Smart short self test failure code HD521-2W and here. see this here
Would the best bet be slaving it to another drive? 0 #6 METAL VIPER Posted 19 November 2008 - 05:09 PM METAL VIPER New Member Topic Starter Member 8 posts Can Similar Threads - Solved Can't boot Can't access anything Lbean1970, Oct 29, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 1 Views: 177 plodr Oct 30, 2016 Can't play some videos after doing You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. This computer is out of warranty (purchased 14 months ago).
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If it were mine, I would get a new Seagate or WD1TB drive (Sata 6 Gb/sec) and clone the old drive with their versions of Disk Wizard. (free disk clone programs).
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I started the computer in safe mode with networking and got the program from my laptop and tha tworked fine.
The number shown is the address of the logical data block that has failed and there may well be more following it.
As above, use that Wizard to backup your files/settings.Then, purchase a new disk-drive, install Windows, and use the Wizard to reload from your backup.Your old disk-drive is still yours to keep I believe this is a manufacturing defect in the original motherboard itself in a whole line of models rather than what I have read about the Hard Drive MFG's abuses I OMG! « Identifying duplicate files | Registry Cleaner that won't let go... » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter This computer is only about a year old, and according to research I've done on the internet, theHD521-2W error which is given can mean imminent hard drive failure.
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Without changing out the hard drive you will never know if it will fix the problem or it still exists. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------If I have helped you in any way click the Kudos Showing results for Search instead for Do you mean or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Smart-short-self-test-failure-code-HD521-2W/td-p/3842850 I have the recovery HP discs...do they give you the option to do a recovery without losing data?
games crashing - frozen screen -... I ran the CCleaner and pulled 12,812 mb of [bleep] off of it, but I received an error that had to do with boot or something; I don't really remember. Error code: HD521-2W Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by davmar57, Jul 28, 2008. I'd sure like to be able to fix the problem without losing data on my hard drive.
If you'd like a guide on this, please let me know.Regards,DP-K ---------------------------------------------------------------------------****Click the White thumb to say thanks********Please mark Accept As Solution if it solves your problem********I don't work for HP****Microsoft Need architecture of guidance on... It is an HP running Windows XP Media Center Edition. If it costs money and/or it's inconvenient, I'd try the Recovery option and see what's offered.
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To Those that do the math, 2 + 2 can equal a family of 8 0 #9 WarrenPeace Posted 31 March 2011 - 08:49 AM WarrenPeace New Member Member 1 posts Has anyone out there heard of and/or used this product? Hello, I checked my computer for any file sharing programs (bearshare, and whatnot)...there's nothing there...Here is my hijackthis log: Thanks for any help, Cecilia Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at Source Once a HDD fails SMART it is usually only a matter of time before the drive will fail.
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It does appear that your HDD has areas that cannot be witten to or read from and that these bad blocks cannot be repaired. Source(s): clear error code hd521 2w prevents windows starting all: https://shortly.im/6XCOF Carolann · 1 year ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Showing results for Search instead for Do you mean or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this davmar57, Aug 7, 2008 #6 davmar57 Thread Starter Joined: Jul 28, 2008 Messages: 11 I got my data back (including almost a year's worth of pictures that I could've sworn I
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How to build your own website? Additionally, I hadn't enabled 'TEC' for the disk utility so that is why it didn't work. Several functions may not work. Your blue screens may be related to the failing drive.
replied6 years ago. Also, I am... Ran to seperate antivirus (defender pro and avg) Caught over 100 threats on the first scan and then several more... Can anyone suggest what the problem is?Thanks,DavidEDIT: The error log is as follows:Test started:(31/12/2010 10:51)Error Message: The device reported the following status: The previous self-test completed having read element of the