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Ben Myers On Fri, 06 Jun 2008 02:15:56 GMT, "CK LOWES" <> wrote: >OK- I give Up, >I've been trying for a week now to get the computer to boot into Adding a secondary may work, however the primary is still OOC. Unmountable Boot Volume & Hard Drive Error HD521-2W This is a discussion on Unmountable Boot Volume & Hard Drive Error HD521-2W within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech 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 check my blog

As you found previously, the drive as bad sectors, even if repaired. Motherboard Forums Forums > Manufacturers > HP > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile Posts Menu Search If you need any further assistance, then you can contact me at my listed email. The manufacturer of the hard drive may have available something that describes this code, or is PC-Doctor supposed to? http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/SMART-short-self-test-failed-HD521-2W/td-p/1459799

DO NOT rely on the HP Recovery Manager (Windows 7) to backup your data before performing a restoration to factory conditions. When I tell it to start up in the Recovery Console it gives me a blue screen with the error message UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME and STOP: 0x000000ED (0x856CC9E0, 0xC0000006, 0x0000000, 0x0000000). CK LOWES, Jun 2, 2008 #3 Ben Myers Guest The first thing to do with HDAT2 is to examine the SMART attributes, looking at the count of relocated sectors. I think it wrote the backup successfully (4 DVDs for me), but trying to get those same data files restored to their original locations has been a bear.

When we restarted, it now runs a continuous loop of blue screen of death, restart, over and over. The HP forum thread I read indicated that the HP Restore Disk can do this, it's just a matter of finding out how. I have positive proof that these connections do fail .... Ben Myers >> >> On Mon, 02 Jun 2008 16:50:18 GMT, "CK LOWES" <> wrote: >> >>>Thanks Ben, >>>It looks kind of spooky but i'll give HDAT2 a shot- (hopefully not

HDAT2 displays >> in red >> text any SMART attributes that indicate a failing drive. You can render both Solution and KUDO..Loaner: Envy Omen Windows 10 Home 64 4th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2GB Discrete Graphics (8GB memory) 128GB SSDLoaner: HP Youwill find most drives on the market with 1 year warranties.More on the HD521 error, see here. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Smart-short-self-test-failure-code-HD521-2W/td-p/3842850 I'm completely new to any of this stuff, so any help on how to get the data off it much appreciated 0 #7 METAL VIPER Posted 20 November 2008 - 02:49

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 Trending Now Troian Bellisario Apple Event Karolina Pliskova Odell Beckham Ken Bone Luxury SUV Deals Carrie Underwood Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Amy Schumer 2016 Cars Answers Relevance Rating Newest Oldest Best Answer: It's been working fine now for about a week but when I ran PC-Doctor the computer fails the "smart self-test" and gives the error code HD521-2W, and when I run chkdsk Next, if that doesn't work, then try replacing the IDE or SATA (depending on your hard drive) cable.

Ran to seperate antivirus (defender pro and avg) Caught over 100 threats on the first scan and then several more... http://www.pcdoctor-community.com/forum/index.php?topic=13.0 Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows Thanks in advance. 06-27-2008, 03:27 AM #17 mfv82 Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2008 Posts: 1 OS: mac osx 10.4 I'm fixin a relatives computer. Reply 0 Reply 0 0 Paul_Tikkanen Provost Posts: 77,672 Member Since: ‎07-13-2010 Message 2 of 5 (5,454 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: SMART short self test failed HD521-2W Options Mark as

It may require more than one repair try to correct, however the drive will return to full use with proper care. click site The old drive is a seagate 200g sata drive and I'm putting in a 200g wd ide drive. Not in safe mode, last known good configuration, etc. I'm not sure where/how to run the "chkdsk /p /r" When I try Start PC Recovery, I get to a screen that warns "All files, including data files, on the user

It took about 12 hrs' to run, and I had >to reformat the drive when it was done- but: > >} it passes the PC Doctor short hard drive test > This does not surprise me, because HP now uses Bestec brand power supplies, well known for failing to protect the computer in the event of a power spike. .... If none of these ideas works, my friend is going to call in a paid computer technician she's worked with before who will service the computer on site. news 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

Ben Myers On Sat, 07 Jun 2008 00:45:42 GMT, "CK Lowes" <> wrote: >Thanks Ben, > >I'm not sure but I think it worked. Ben Myers On Mon, 02 Jun 2008 16:50:18 GMT, "CK LOWES" <> wrote: >Thanks Ben, >It looks kind of spooky but i'll give HDAT2 a shot- (hopefully not messing >up anything Mary · 7 months ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Unsure what your issue is, but that error seems fairly

If not, do I need to provide a direct replacement hard drive or is this a good time to upgrade?

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The fact you ran CCleaner before this happened is co-incidence, hard drives are mechanical devices and they wear out just like the clutch does on your car. 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. or was I the only unlucky isolated incident with this problem? 0 Back to Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT · Next Unread Topic → Similar Topics 4 user(s) are reading this More about the author You can also do a full scan of the drive for bad sectors...

She could still access the internet via the keyboard, so she didn't care, and I hadn't had time to fiddle with it...until Sunday. View solution in context Reply 0 0 wb2001 Dean Posts: 7,005 Member Since: ‎09-28-2010 Message 2 of 5 (1,041 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Smart short self test failure code HD521-2W Several functions may not work. I could'nt run online scans though as the internet was way too outta control.

Maxtor PowerMax floppy http://www.maxtor.com/portal/site/Maxtor... I put it through another System Restore and this time, ran chkdsk /r on it to isolate and sequester any bad sectors, then also ran SeaTools for DOS on it, to If the drive's defunct, the drive's defunct and you can't really do anything about it short of buying a new drive.I can't get into an environment to run any diagnostic tools. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 04-19-2007, 06:19 PM #2 _Icarus Registered User Join Date: Mar 2007 Location: Rhode Island Posts: 198 OS: Windows XP Professional/Mac OSX Often

About two days later I accidently left my virus scan off and >downloaded a virus causing the same problem and fix. >It's been working fine now for about a week but Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. What do you think? 11 answers More questions Gaming computer build for 400$? 10 answers Help me building a gaming computer!? 5 answers Why is transferring data to desktop so slow?

Not even able get into Safe mode, Nothing!