iMac regularly freezing with hardware error 4MOT/2/40000004:HDD-1343

This means the hard drive is failing.  Kappy has the solution.

How to run hardware diagnostics for an Intel Mac

Boot from your original OS X Installer Disc One that came with your computer. After the chime press and hold down the “D” key until the diagnostic screen appears. Run the extended tests for a minimum of two or three hours. If any error messages appear note them down as you will need to report them to the service tech when you take the computer in for repair.

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Posted on July 2, 2010, in Third Party Misc Hardware and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on iMac regularly freezing with hardware error 4MOT/2/40000004:HDD-1343.

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