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Short DST failure in system test

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I recently had problems with my computer and I did a system test which came up with the failure Id 9gf14k-79j87h-qffv6k-60rn03. What does this mean and how do I fix it?
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Short DST failure in system test

@JockoTheTaco, welcome to the forum.


This error message is telling you that your hard drive has failed.  Your only option is to replace it.  You should buy a HDD the same size or larger to assure that the Recovery media will work with it.


Here is a guide to help you with the replacement.


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