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My HP Omen laptop hard drive crashed and I had to have it replaced. It is less than 3 years old and is lightly used for basic stuff.  This is supposed to be a good computer.  Is this standard? I spent a ton of money fixing it.  

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Hello @WE1231 

 

(1) Mechanical hard disks can fail. They can be used for an even shorter period of time in case of shocks. They can also fail without having done anything special. There are hard drives that last forever and others that fail within a short time. This varies from model to model, it does not depend on the manufacturer.

 

(2) SSD flash drives can also fail. Overvoltage, chip failure, quality defect, electrostatic charge of chips because they are touched with fingers, etc....

 

(3) You should make backups of your most important data on several external media at regular intervals.

 

Good luck

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