problem with my hard disk

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BIOS Newbie
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Joined: Wed Nov 30, 2005 8:15 pm

hi, i have a problem with my maxtor 30GB 7200RPM,the problem is when i power on the pc it stay at the startup screen with nothing just testing the ram memory and about 3 minutes it dispay"primary master drive fail",so i reboot it and then the pc power on and it recognize the hard disk and then continue to load windows,what's the problem with the hard disk ,and could it be repaired or should by another H.D.
thnx 4 advanced
The New Guy
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Joined: Fri Mar 29, 2002 10:32 pm
Location: Pennsylvania, USA

Are you getting any SMART errors?

Time to check the drive with the Maxtor HDD Test Disk I think.
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