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What's wrong with my laptop?

by OmgahWaffleness / March 21, 2011 9:15 AM PDT
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Link, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 21, 2011 12:20 PM PDT

I can only guess this is yet another dv6000 or dv9000. Those models I do not suggest repairs but moving on. A new HDD is cheap and is how you do the test.

Bob

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by OmgahWaffleness / March 21, 2011 12:28 PM PDT
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What is dv6000 or dv9000? My laptop is G60-635DX notebook. What is HDD? So all I need is a new hard drive and it will work?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 21, 2011 12:44 PM PDT
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Reports about G60 and others in that line are starting to trickle in.

Sadly I think if there is any question about the abreviation I worry that you would be able to replace it and restore from your recovery media.

Do you have a friend that does this for you as shop counters will triple the costs.
Bob

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by OmgahWaffleness / March 21, 2011 2:09 PM PDT
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Oh so if I replace the hard drive I will not be able to restore the stuff? So it's the hard drive that is broken? Sad
I don't have any friends that can help me Sad My parents also don't know what happened to it.. they took it to best buy and they want to charge about $300 so I don't know. Sad

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Hard Disk
by jamhelmcor / March 31, 2011 3:42 AM PDT
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Hi,

Yes your hard drive is the problem here. Sometimes they just break down with overuse or just with time. It is perfectly normal for an old hard drive. You should just replace it. There are professionals that can retrieve the file form your broken HDD.

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