Hard drive errors

By Kris101
Oct 14, 2010
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  1. I seem to be having a lot of problems with hard drives lately. I have the <windows root>\system 32\hal.dll error. Sometimes I can insert a winxp disk and go then go to the C:> prompt and copy this file from a mem. stick. Sometimes this works fine and then sometimes it won't.

    It then has a Kernal load dll type error. I hate to pitch these hard drives if they can be fixed. Is there some type of utility, 'tool' or software that addresses this issue?

  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    Nothing will repair a damaged drive but you can try and scan for bad sectors which may keep the drive from storing data there. Scan the drive with a diagnostic utility from whoever makes your drive and see if it detects any issues.
  3. Kris101

    Kris101 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hard drive

    Thanks I will check it out.. :)

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