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Help my laptop isn't working

Every time I turn my PC on it brings to this screen and I want to completely recover it. Help please, it\'s my only communication with my husband right now!

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I need the model number Jasmine. I can see it is a Toshiba. The model number is on the Bottom of the laptop.
Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527

It is the A135 that I need. Post back in a Comment.
\'Armed\' with this information, I will guide you in removing ALL power.
Then finding the Hard drive Compartment Cover on the bottom of the laptop. Whereupon you will be instructed to remove any fastening screws, which hold the Hard drive Caddy in place, and remove the Hard drive.

(Sheet metal casing around Hard drive, is Hard drive Caddy.
When Hard drive is replaced, the caddy is removed from the old hard drive, then the new hard drive is installed in the caddy; and both units are installed together back into the laptop)

Using a Toshiba Satellite C650 (Or C650D), as an example;
(You can click on any photo to enlarge)
Diagnoses at this point, is just to ensure the Hard drive has a good connection. Removal and re-installation will ensure this.
After the hard drive is ensured to be seated correctly, then the Hard drive Compartment Cover is reinstalled; and all power.
(Battery FIRST, then AC adapter)

Chances are the Hard drive may be going bad. In this case all personal documents are copied off. Photos, videos, music, documents you have created, or downloaded.
The Hard drive is removed from the laptop, and installed in an economical external enclosure. The external enclosure has a USB cable attached to it. To retrieve your personal documents, the external enclosure\'s USB cable; is plugged into any working computer\'s USB port.
Then the personal documentation is copied off. More on this when the needed information is posted.

[If I may;
The library also has computers you can use, until yours if fixed.
Not the same, I agree; but at least a form of communication.
I am a veteran. If your husband is also; please thank him for his service, for me ]


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First - re-seat the hard disk and reboot the computer. If the computer does not boot up then reboot and go into the BIOS configuration to see if the BIOS detects the hard drive. If it doesn't detect the hard drive then it could be faulty.
Then the hard drive needs to be replaced in the computer/laptop, Windows installed and the computer or laptop's device drivers plus your programs etc. to get a functioning computer/laptop again.

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