Fix a "Pri Master Hard Disk: SMART Status BAD" error on a Microsoft Windows PC

SMART Status BAD" error on a Microsoft Windows PC

How to Fix a "Pri Master Hard Disk: SMART Status BAD" error on a Microsoft Windows PC

Problem with your primary hard drive? This clip provides some helpful advice on how to resolve this common and frustrating problem. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just under two minutes. For complete details, including step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

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Check the processor cooler !! I had a similar problem and it was the cooler, i changed it and ..... problem solved !!! the disk is working without any problem !!!

primary master hard disk smart status bad backup and replace

first greeting if you can help will be grateful I have this problem but
I do not know how to solve if you can help thank you very much excuse the English took the google translator

I have the same problem smart status bad backup and replace..
What is this problem??? My hard disk is 500 GB and so worried ...please help...how to fix this problem

More than likely your HDD has run out of blocks in the allocation table to replace the bad blocks that happen normally with any HDD.

When this table depletes its self SMART will start tossing "backup data and replace drive" because data will start to corrupt after that point slowly and will be gone forever. If one of the blocks containing the OS corrupts windows don't start no more.

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