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Hard drive problem

Every 4/5 days my laptop fails to boot and I get message "no operating system found"----my drive is only a few months old. However, I have found that if I take out the drive and replace it there will be no problem for a week or ten days. Thus I suspect the problem has something to do with a build up of static. How can I prevent this and save all the hassle?

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Every 4/5 days my laptop fails to boot and I get message "no operating system found"----my drive is only a few months old. However, I have found that if I take out the drive and replace it there will be no problem for a week or ten days. Thus I suspect the problem has something to do with a build up of static. How can I prevent this and save all the hassle?

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