I have a Dell XPS 420, about 4 years old, out of warranty. Drive C: (and smaller partition as D:) is a Western Digital WD5000AAKS-75YGA0 ATA drive.
Seems to be running well, but the Dell predictive diagnostics say the drive failed a Targeted Read Test and a SMART Short Self Test, but passed all the other Dell tests.
It has done this a couple of months in a row (the tests run monthly...), but the fact that the main hard drive of my PC has these items has me concerned.
What are the "Targeted Red Test" and the "SMART Short Self Test"?
Would these outcomes be addressed by a simple