I have a 13 month old ASUS notebook, in which there's a TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100 HDD of 1 TB.
I started having problems with Windows (very slow) and Ubuntu (unable to boot up) recently. Suspecting the HDD, I did an extended hdd self test in Ubuntu, which, after some 4 hours, failed... Here's a screenshot:
I'd say I'd need to replace it. However, I'd just like your insights on whether this drive is really that bad. I mean, do you think that the warranty people could just say that they would not accept my claim for replacament because that HDD is actually not that bad? EDIT
Here's a screenshot after the short self test: