Re: bios update (487 Views)
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kenneth chadwck
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Registered: ‎06-28-2009
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bios update

hi can anyone please help keeps saying this when i put my lab top on it is Hewlett-Packard HP OmniBook PC HP OmniBook xe4500windows 2000 pro it says smart failure predicted on hard disk o:wdc wd600ve-00hdto-(pm) and then i have ro press f1 i thought the bios just might want updating but is still doing it.un less i have done some think wrong when updating the bios i noticed the one i got of here is of 2004 is there no newer ones that that cheers kenny doomed
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Ron Silver_1
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Registered: ‎10-25-2004
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Re: bios update

If you are getting Smart failures you may have a Hard drive failing. It appears to be a Western Digital Drive. Go to there site and download the diagnostics and run them. see what comes up it may be your HD is on the way to dieing
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Mark W.
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Registered: ‎11-30-2001
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Re: bios update

You can disable the SMART notifications in the BIOS setup. Though that will be ignoring the impending death of your hard drive.
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