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Kingston describe this SMART attribute as follows: Number of erase/program cycles per block on average. This attribute is intended to be an indicator of imminent wear-out. Normalized Equation: 100 – ( 100 * Average Erase Count / NAND max rated number of erase cycles) Ignore the Raw Data in these instances (They can be manipulated by manufacturers ...


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SMART is good for an overview of the drive health, but it is by no means perfect or 100% reliable for detecting a failing drive. On the contrary, I've had some drives with a perfect SMART reading, but barely able to keep a connection to the machine for over a minute. What you've described does sound like a failing hard drive, at least, certainly not a ...


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It is probably a bit late to answer this question, however I did not find a clear explanation about the temperature situation. The current temperatures shown on your screenshot is 16°C, which is rather cold (you had probably just launched your drive). Depending on the manufacturer, the SMART (BE) Airflow Temperature value is also called Temperature ...


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01) Raw Read Error Rate As long as this does not increae rapidly you can ignore this. Problem happen. A long used disk may very well have those. Only worry of that numers increases rapuidly in a short span of time. (C4) Reallocated Event Count 100 100 0 2 warning Same here. Some disks may ship from factory with ...


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@xylosper (C4) Reallocated Event Count 100 100 0 2 warning In Crystal Disk Info there is a workaround that (I believe) is enabled by default. If you open CDI and choose Function -> Workaround You will see an option for [ignore] (C4) Reallocation Event Count. If you uncheck that option -- it might report he same stats as HD ...


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The Pre-fail and Old_age types show that if the values are exceeded, it's an impending failure, or just an effect of old age. It doesn't mean you're due a failure, just how to interpret that particular row should this row be beyond the threshold. The column you should keep an eye on is the WHEN_FAILED, for a value of FAILING_NOW. More information can be ...


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New drive: Bould be compatible issue. Is your drive set for AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface)? If your going to switch modes, some windows modification maybe needed. Study up before changing mode.


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The error indicates that there was a problem communicating with the drive over the SATA cable. If it was happening a lot then you should replace the cable, but since it only happened once, don't worry about it.


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Is the file that is 50gb your .ost file? If so, make a copy of it to put elsewhere for safety and then do the following: 1) Close outlook 2) Go to control panel -> mail (32-bit) 3) Select 'Profiles' and 'Remove' 4) Delete your data from your Outlook AppData folder. DO NOT DELETE ANY PSTs. If you want to verify you don't delete anything just move the ...


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Run CHKDSK /F or Right Click drive in expolorer, Properties -> Tools -> Error checking [Check now...] -> [V] Automatically fix file system errors // Mhdd is great, but don't forget that not all filesystem errors are hardware based, and MHDD can not fix logical errors on NTFS so use CHKDSK first // Defragment your PST file using Compact feature Compact ...



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