07-01-2018 07:11 AM
When I tried to restart the computer it could not it properly and the recovery HP asked to do a test of the hard drive, the smart check was passed but the short dst was failed and the ID is: M4G7KS-95G95K-GXPQQ-60R903, what does it mean?.
07-02-2018 01:45 PM
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As I understand, short DST hard drive test failed with a failure ID,
This seems to a be a hardware issue:
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07-02-2018 08:22 PM
> smart check was passed
SMART is a technology whereby the disk-drive measures its own "health".
> the short dst was failed and the ID is: M4G7KS-95G95K-GXPQQ-60R903, what does it mean?
The "short" test takes only a few minutes to run.
The "DST" is the D(rive) S(elf) T(est).
It reads/writes from/to the disk-drive, and measures the success/failure of each request.
Too many errors, and the test "fails".
The "fail" indicates that your disk-drive is about to completely fail.
So, the quickest plan is to use "disk-cloning" software to copy from the disk onto a brand-new disk-drive, copying block-by-block, and telling you how many blocks could not be copied. If only a few blocks "fail", then 99.9999 % of the blocks have been copied. If you are "lucky", those few "missing" blocks will not affect your usage of Windows.
Then, boot Windows from the new disk-drive.
All your applications and all your personal data files will be present.
If you need help with "disk-cloning", just ask, on this forum, not by P(rivate) M(essage).
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