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Reseat the hard drive

THE computer wont boot in try testing says to reseat hard drive how do i do this

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Hi, You can try this out to reseat the Hard Drive

First safety Steps:

  1. Ensure that the work surface is flat and clean to prevent the computer cover from being scratched.

  2. Click Start reseat the hard drive - before7.jpg , click the arrow before8.jpg icon, and then click Shut Down to turn off your computer.
  3. Disconnect your computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets
  4. Disconnect any telephone or network cables from the computer.
  5. Remove any installed cards from the ExpressCard slot and the 8-in-1 memory card reader
  6. Turn the computer over.
  7. Slide the battery release latch until they click into place.
  8. Slide the battery out of the battery bay.
  9. Turn the computer top-side up, open the display, and press the power button to ground the system board.

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2. Slide the hard drive out of the computer.

3. Slide the hard drive into the hard drive bay until the drive is fully seated.

4. Replace the two screws to secure the hard drive Then again you can try

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