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Hi, I was using my laptop when I suddenly got a BSOD "UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION". I searched it up and it appears that the reason can be a faulty hard drive. After the laptop rebooted I started to see some clear signs that my HDD was dying: Booting took longer, search bar doesnt work, some files couldnt be opened, also my disk checking program warned that my "pending sector count" was jumping fast (140 to 200, 200 to 260, 260 to 300,..) and its at 512 now. However when I when i opened CMD and ran some commands, S.M.A.R.T said everything was normal: wmic disk drive get status reported OK; MSStorageDriver FailurePredictionStatus reported FALSE which means S.M.A.R.T does not predict any hard drive failures.

What seems to be the problem here?
Thanks for the help in advance!
 

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However when I when i opened CMD and ran some commands, S.M.A.R.T said everything was normal
Well, first off, it's a very bad thing to take anything for granted, especially when it's coming from "some commands".

Here is the thing you need to do: Take backup of personal/important files (if not already done yet), then you swap the hdd with a new one.
 
Sep 27, 2020
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Well, first off, it's a very bad thing to take anything for granted, especially when it's coming from "some commands".

Here is the thing you need to do: Take backup of personal/important files (if not already done yet), then you swap the hdd with a new one.
I have done that, what should I do next
 

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