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event viewer error on XP

Posted on 2007-11-14
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Hi,
Getting the below error  on an xp machine

event id 51 'An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk1\D during a paging operation.'

Is this something to worry about?

Cheers

YB
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by:bhnmi
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I would download the disk utilities that are provided by who ever manufactured your Hard Drive. Run these and see what it tells you.
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Alan Henderson earned 500 total points
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Yes - there's a potential problem.
Back up your data or your drive. Hard Disk 1 should be your second drive. HD 0 is usually the primary.
You can find out for sure in Disk management.

See this thread:
event id 51 'An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk1\D during a paging operation.'

This page gives some troubleshooting information:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/244780

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by:Alan Henderson
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Sorry, that first link should have been:
http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/12946/
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