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I got one or more bad sector on hard drive. when i run bootable cd , my laptop shutdown automatically, after few seconds. Toshiba Satellite Pro A60 (PSA65E01G02D8K) PC Notebook

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If the hard drive is not present, it's either come loose, or the drive's controller has failed.

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