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SmaT FAILURE PREDICTED ON HARD DISC

I cannot start up my computer. it is a black screen that says smarT FAILURE PREDICTED ON HARD DISC

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Okay you have seen that message simply because it did not detected any hard-disk. If you know how to open your computer all you have to do is press all the wires in there it maybe dew to loose connection. then try booting it up again be sure it has a system already. If still didn't work out no other solution but to replace the hard disk.

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