This -> http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19681_102-3094485.html?tag=posts;msg3094485
The entire welcome thread is at -> http://forums.cnet.com/7723-19681_102-352085/welcome-to-the-laptop-troubleshooting-forum-at-cnet/?tag=rb_content;contentMain
The forum is at -> http://forums.cnet.com/laptops-forums/laptop-troubleshooting-forum/?tag=rb_dnaWrap;rb_content
Hope this gets you started.
Should I just buy a new hard drive for my laptop or what? I've now got 3 broken laptops and think its time to learn how to fix them. Where to start with this one and where to start learning about repair in general. What laptop repair books would anyone recommend?