When I booted this pc, I got the following error :
Failing HD SATAO
Failing attribute #05

Failure ID M4G350-0007RP-PXPBIG-60AAA03
Product ID H3LO1AA#ABA
Hard disk 1

Can the experts please let me know what this all means, is the pc completely dead or a write off, etc.  
And is there any fix for this.  Thank u.
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ivan rosaCommented:
Majority of new HDD now days comes with a built in diagnostic self check tool, this is called

HD DETECTS IMMINENT FAILURE  = error on your HDD which means is about to be bad
Failing HD SATAO = your HDD located in the SATA port0 which is the location on the mothergboard
Failing attribute #05 = error code from S.M.A.R.T.

If your PC happens to be in warranty, you would need to call HP and they will ask you for this error codes so they can comply with their diagnostics and therefore honor the warranty
Failure ID M4G350-0007RP-PXPBIG-60AAA03
Product ID H3LO1AA#ABA
Hard disk 1

If I was you I would quickly back up all the possible data -if still functioning and then check for the warranty of the PC , if it's not in warranty then purchase a new one replace it

There are a lof of soft tools out there to "fix similar issues" but from my point of experience(over 15 years), the error always will comeback

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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
It means that the drive diagnostics (SMART) is detecting your hard drive is about to fail.
If the PC is still working you should get off any data that you need to alternative storage.  If the system no longer boots you may still be able to recover data but to get your AIO running again you need to replace the hard drive.  It's only the hard drive that is faulty so an easy repair.  (new drive, reinstall Windows and you've got a functional PC again) the data is another story though - do you have back ups?
Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
As noted already, BACK UP your data NOW !!     In addition, do an IMAGE of the entire system drive to an external drive.    IF you can successfully do that [It may fail if there are unreadable sectors on the drive], then it's a VERY simple repair ... just replace the hard drive; restore the image; and you're done :-)

Of course if it's in warranty, you can have the drive replaced by HP ... but you still need to backup your data, as they will NOT be concerned about that.    Indeed, I'd still do an Image of the drive, as this will include all updates, any programs you've installed since you got the PC, and all of your data.    You can restore this to the drive after HP replaces it -- otherwise you'll have to do all the updates; re-install your programs; and restore your data, since if they replace the drive the system will be back to its original factory condition.
jegajothyretiredAuthor Commented:
Thank u everyone for your inputs and advice.
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