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Bussani
12-08-2011, 11:55 AM
My Windows 7 laptop got a bluescreen and had to restart Windows for the first time today. I don't know what caused it, but it's probably just a one off. Still, I went to check the hard drive's health using a drive monitor, and even though it says the health is 100%, this one value stuck out to me:

Write Error Rate/Multi-Zone Error Rate: 24915484 (raw value)

The drive monitor seems to think this number is fine, but is it? Even if it's not related to the crash, does anyone know if it's something I should be concerned about?

Thanks.

Speedy Gonzales
12-08-2011, 02:31 PM
Install / run this. What does it say the cause is (http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html)?? Download is at the bottom

pctek
12-08-2011, 02:41 PM
Best to note the exact BSOD first rather than jumping to conclusions on what might have caused it.

Bussani
12-08-2011, 03:57 PM
Install / run this. What does it say the cause is (http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html)?? Download is at the bottom

Dang, I think I cleared the minidumps out with Ccleaner already. Whoops. I guess I'll just keep my fingers crossed it doesn't happen again, but if it does, I'll make sure to use that application. Thanks Speedy.

Speedy Gonzales
12-08-2011, 04:57 PM
Untick memory dumps under the windows tab. So, ccleaner wont remove them again

pctek
12-08-2011, 06:05 PM
Wouldn't worry, if it's a one-off. If you get more, then note the STOP error when it happens.

But a one-off, well it's Windows, **** happens.