Hardrive errors

By andymiesta
Oct 8, 2007
  1. Hi i have a problem with my harddrive it keeps getting errors all the time and as i ran disk check it deleted loads of index entry files here is a list of some it deleted

    deleting index entry top header support(1) jpg in $130 of file 18354
    deleting index entry sata 2 (1).gif in index $130 of file 18364

    there is loads more that it deleted is this a normal thing or is it serious ?

    many thanks for the help
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    It`s possible you have a failing hard drive.

    Backup your important data ASAP.

    Download and run the hard drive diagnostic utility from your hard drive manufacturers website.

    If you can`t find it, take a look at this thread HERE.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. andymiesta

    andymiesta TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    I already have MS DOS and SeaTools for Windows. My harddrive has just gone loopy again just there it would not load the operating system and a beeping kind of noise was coming from the harddrive so i powered it down and messed with the harddrive leads etc and rebooted and it worked perfectly then the chkdsk deleted more files on start up and now it seems to be fine. I have also replaced the SATA lead since thinking that could be the problem of the error
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    That`s potentially good news then.

    I still recommend you backup your important data though, just in case.

    Keep an eye on things and see how it goes.

    Good luck.

    Regards Howard :)
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