Primary Master Hard Disk S.M.A.R.T. Status Bad S.M.A.R.T. Error Detected. The I.D.E. Hard Disk is operating outside of normal specifications -- Please back up all your data and replace your Hard Disk Drive as soon as possible.
If I disappear, this will be why. Do NOT send Sheriff Chuck, eh.
Ten year old Dell. Did this guy go the distance, or what?
Checking the internets, this appears to be an honest assessment of my hardware situation. Still thinking about what I need to do. Meanwhile, livin' on borrowed time. So what else is new, lol!?