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Use some live linux starting from a USB stick such as Knoppix or the small Gparted.iso (~300 MB) to run smartmontools and post your error log here. The syntax is like smartctl -a /dev/sdX > mylog.txt Replace the "X" by the drive letter in question. Copy the mylog.txt file to another USB stick. Post the log file here. It might be necessary to ...


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It's serious problem Because the normialized value is started from 100 when you brought it. Now 187/195 is 0 so there is something wrong with your HDD. You can use smartctl to view your ata log smartctl -x /dev/sd? also you can use smartctl -t short /dev/sd? to start smart short test replace sd? with correct disk number You should notice that 187 usually is ...


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If the keyboard driver is not being installed, then the keyboard is not detected by Windows. However, it's still drawing power, which explains the LED lights still being on. In my opinion, when you shook the keyboard, then some weak connection gave way. In other words, the keyboard is broken. There is no point in repairing it, as this will cost more than a ...


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This is an earthing/wiring issue and is really something an electrician needs to look into. What you have described could be dangerous and unsafe to fix. You have not mentioned where you are (matters from an electrical code pov. You might want to confirm this. Relatedly, do you have a multimeter ? If you are getting shocks that means electricity has an ...


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The question is: What is meant by the word "atomic", as what you (and most people) will understand is different than what was meant by the author of this phrase. So let's dispel this myth: "it is atomic so inconsistencies cannot happen". Wrong! When moving a file inside the same filesystem (rename), the system call is indeed atomic, but ...


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power failure occurs while writing the sector containing inode or data blocks of dir. Won't this leave this sector half-written and in an inconsistent state? Assuming a spinning harddisk: First, when a power failure occurs, the harddisk doesn't go away immediately: It has still enough power stored somewhere to move the read-write hand to a landing zone to ...


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