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Old 07-16-2015, 06:45 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Hewlett-Packard PC problem

Originally Posted by luke127 View Post
Small possibility the drive might be damaged? Disk read error could mean that the blocks are damaged. Although I wouldn't go as far to say that it's definitely that until we've tried what Carnage said above, and if you're still getting issues after that, then we'll see if what I've said is true.

Also, seriously recommend moving away from XP. It's not even supported for businesses anymore to my knowledge, unless they pay an absolute crapton to Microsoft. (Even then maybe not? Not sure)
XP is done for everybody except for the US Navy, who still is paying for a support contract to MS.
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