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Especially if Microsoft made it! 02-04-2008, 12:49 AM #3 sschace Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2008 Location: Somerset,Mass. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Yesterday it chucked a fit (technical term :) and froze, so I did a hard reset. At tech support here we dont replace parts unless absolutely necessary and that fail code is grounds for replacement. http://whistlemedia.net/smart-error/smart-error-code-aa.html

Reply 0 0 CherylG Provost Posts: 33,088 Member Since: ‎11-12-2008 Message 4 of 5 (2,968 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: smart short self test HD521-2W FAILED!! [Edited] Options Mark as New That's enough to see that the drive surface has begun deteriorating... Error HD521-2W Started by METAL VIPER , Nov 19 2008 01:35 AM Please log in to reply #1 METAL VIPER Posted 19 November 2008 - 01:35 AM METAL VIPER New Member 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

It will be over-written during compilation. Reply 1 Re: What are responses for error code HD521-2W on the SMART Short Self Test when running diagnostics 12-01-2012 06:35 AM Hi,The Smart error code would indicate that the Hard Adding a secondary may work, however the primary is still OOC. During the scan you may be asked to Insert the CD, if this happens just go retry and let it do its thing.

  1. It's an HP, not sure of the model, but running XP Media Center Edition.
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  3. Guess I'll start making a system image to put on my new hard drive.
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  5. Logged longreeno Newbie Offline Posts: 8 Re: Short SMART test error HD521-2W « Reply #5 on: April 29, 2010, 10:40:30 AM » I am having the same issue.I am using the
  6. I suggest that you download and run HDAT2, a freeware hard drive diagnostic.
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HP denies any defects in their computer. Questions on mobile coverage? Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum The system is a Dell Inspiron 560 desktop with core 2 quad Q8300 CPU at 2.5 ghz. 6.144 GB of RAM with DDR3 SDRAM.

Kind Regards, __________________ Dave T. Any ideas......? I ran PC-Doctor 5 for windows and it came back with an error when doing the short SMART test, the error code was HD521-2W. You'll be able to ask questions about your motherboard or chat with the community and help others.

This is termed the create Bootable diagnostics and is on the left side menu. To Those that do the math, 2 + 2 can equal a family of 8 0 #9 WarrenPeace Posted 31 March 2011 - 08:49 AM WarrenPeace New Member Member 1 posts I NEED HELP! » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may To say THANK YOU, press the "thumbs up symbol" to render a KUDO.

I found the file PCDRSMART2.P5i and changed the timeout value on both the Short and Extended Smart self-tests, since neither can be completed in time on my computer. What does that code mean (besides I should replace my drive)? Blip's PC-Doctor Forum HomeHelpSearchFair PlayLoginRegisterBlog Welcome, Guest. Why does it pass as a slave? ....help Logged Fuzzball Newbie Offline Posts: 3 Re: Short SMART test error HD521-2W « Reply #1 on: July 16, 2007, 03:53:10 PM » Chris,The

Here is one example Click What is the easiest way to get into a DOS environment so I can run CHKDSK? http://whistlemedia.net/smart-error/smart-error-on-mac.html 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 At the least, I just need to get into Windows to get her pictures and documents off of there Thank you so much. It just shows spinning blue working icon.

HDAT2 displays >> in red >> text any SMART attributes that indicate a failing drive. Received "Failed SMART Short Self test HD521-2W" when running Hardware Diagnostic Tools. It weakens with age due to high data transfre rates and then the plastic to pin inserts weakens to the point of momentary contact causing the failure of communication to the http://whistlemedia.net/smart-error/smart-error-code-0159.html ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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I am running Windows 7 64 bitI actually changed both the Short and Extended timeout values to 600.

If not, do I need to provide a direct replacement hard drive or is this a good time to upgrade? Whilst shopping a thunderstorm came up and the computer apparenty >took a hit via the DSL connection. (The plastic in the phone jack connector >melted....!!!!!) >The computer would not load Windows 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. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum!

As above, use that Wizard to backup your files/settings.Then, purchase a new disk-drive, install Windows, and use the Wizard to reload from your backup.Your old disk-drive is still yours to keep Advertisements Latest Threads X8ST3 Xeon 6 core support Uaebuntu posted Dec 6, 2016 at 1:47 PM CQ57-489wm no video at bootup! Once finished, remove the CD and reboot your machine...all should be "Normal" (hopefully). http://whistlemedia.net/smart-error/smart-error-error-status-code-0159.html Does the Seagate disk tool take longer in the master configuration and does it finish the test?