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Hard Drive Failure

The system has detected a problem with one or...


A disk drive may have a problem, or more likely it is indication of an virus infection.

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  Hard Drive Failure 

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  The system has detected a problem with one or more installed IDE / SATA hard disks.
It is recommended that you restart the system. 

Typical location
  C:\Documents and Settings\Active-user\Application Data\

Issued By

  Windows XP

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Remove Viruses and Malware
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Using an Anti-Virus product with the latest pattern files, scan the system for viruses and malware. Often this is called a deep-scan where it looks at every file in the system.

Several software products that handle the detection and removal of Viruses and Malware include Avanquest's Fix-It Utilities Professional and SystemSuite Professional. Other commonly available Anti-virus products are available from Computer Associates, F-Secure, Kaspersky Labs, McAfee, Sophos, Symantec, Trend Micro and others.

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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 25-Aug-2011
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Last update: 25-Aug-2011 10:14 am