Boot into Setup (Bios) go to Boot Order. If you have the option to boot off of USB then create a Windows XP USB Bootable Flash Drive.
Boot off of the newly created Flash and get to the Recovery Console
. Here type chkdsk /R
and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.
You can also download the ISO image for Drive Fitness
Test in my signature and burn the image to a CD using IMGBurn
and boot off of the newly created CD and run the short and extended tests on the HDD to test the integrity of the drive.