Sony Vaio - Smart failure predicted on hard drive

October 2016


I have tried to recover my Sony laptop but its coming up with a error message " smart failure predicted on hard drive. Warning immediately back up your data and replace your hard disc drive. A failure may be imminent. Press F1 to continue...


SMART is the self-diagnostic software that is built into the hard drive.
  • You will need to replace the hard drive of your computer.

Thanks to xpcman for this tip.

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