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Is it the hard disk problem?


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RainySky

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I am using a Maxtor 40GB hard disk and recently i meet a weird problem.I can start my PC normally but after i use for 15-30 minutes,my computer will freeze but the mouse pointer still can move anywhere as u like.After that,my computer is totally freeze. The CPU light is also lighted without blinking. Then,i press reset and before i enter Windows, it shows a message: Detecting your primary master[Press f4 to skip].
When i meet this message,i will let me computer to rest for a while.Then,the computer can start normally again.However, the problem recycles again and again.

Do you think that my hard disk has totally spoilt already?
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do start > run > chkdsk /f it should ask you to schedule on next reboot...tell it yes and reboot the computer...let this run uninterupted (around 45 minutes) report any errors
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There could be a heat issue with your computer and/or with the disk drive.

There is some problem, but it is hard to say what, when the system can not detect the disk, yet it works later after letting it "rest", which most likely in cooling and then things work again.
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do start > run > chkdsk /f it should ask you to schedule on next reboot...tell it yes and reboot the computer...let this run uninterupted (around 45 minutes) report any errors


Well,i follow your instruction but the problem remains unfixed.So,what should i do now?Is it really my hard disk overheating or what?I need your advise.Thank you.
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