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My laptop won't work because it says there is something wrong with the hard drive.

I'd like to know how to fix this please? Thanks :)

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The first problem is that this may be a false message. Does the message lead to a request to download a program, or ask for money? If so you have a virus.
If the message comes from your operating system (I assume Windows) then you may need to replace the hard drive. First you need to copy off all your information like pictures, music and files. You may need just a thumb drive, or you may need a hard drive to put it on. You should have a backup anyway. Hard drives fail, and your files will be lost.
You need restore disk for your operating system. You may have gotten them with your computer. If you don't have them, contact the manufacturer and get them. It will cost $20 to $50.
Replacing the hard drive is not too hard, but the details depend on your specific computer. After it is installed, use the restore disks to set up your computer, then use your program disks to reload your programs. Then use your file backup to load your files back on the computer.
If all of this is too hard, you will have to find a computer shop.

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