Harddrive Restarting windows every few Hours.

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Da Kyle
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I am useing a 5400rpm laptop hitachi sata harddrive and experienceing problems, I have reinstalled windows xp, vista, and 7 but it has not solve the problem, I have formated my harddrive and it still is restarting, It's like a ticking timebomb, it averages 2hours per restart, I dont know what is wrong with the harddrive, I can do anything, Games, documents, video perfectly fine but after a few hours of the computer being on it restarts, I have try'd using the harddrive on a different computer and the same problem happens. PLEASE HELP!

dustyschaffner
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might be time for a WD Scorpio or something.

or SSD, that will boost your battery life

Da Kyle
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dustyschaffner wrote:

might be time for a WD Scorpio or something.

or SSD, that will boost your battery life

 

Im using a desktop computer, I notice not many people help fellow members like a few years back with questions.

dustyschaffner
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oh sorry i usually associate 5400 rpm with laptops. WD Caviar blue then

what do u mean by that statement you made?

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Are you noticing any strange noises coming from it? Might be showing signs of failing.