The following are the steps to disable the error message associated with a bad hard drive, the message that windows will display after every login, we will disable it from within windows without disabling it in the BIOS.
The message above reads (On my computer, on yours, the disk model number and the names of the volumes will probably be different.
Windows has detected a hard disk problem. Back up your files immediately to prevent information loss, and then contact the computer manufacturer to determine if you need to repair or replace the disk Then, you are presented with the following two options Start the backup process Ask me again later -- If the disk fails before the next warning, you could lose all of the programs and documents on the disk. In the show details dialogue you should see Immediate steps Because disk failure will cause you to loose all programs, files and documents on the disk, you should back up your important information immediately, try not to use your computer until you have repaired or replaced the hard disk. Which disk is failing The following hard disks are reporting failure. Disk name: TOSHIBA MK3264GSXN ATA Device Volume: C:, D:, E:
My advice would be
Do not disable S.M.A.R.T. from BIOS, rather, ask windows not to display this message, this is because for a failing disk, you would want the S.M.A.R.T. data accessible from other programs or to keep an eye on it.
To disable this error message from within windows, do the following
click the start button and enter the word “task” in the search box, Task Scheduler should appear, right click it and chose run as administrator.
Once it is open, follow the tree to your left as follows
“Task Scheduler Library” => “Microsoft” => “Windows”. => “DiskDiagnostic”
As shown in the image, select the second entry, right click it, then click disable.
close, and restart your computer to check if it worked.