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HARD DRIVE FAILURE

MY LAPTOP IS SHOWING HARD DRIVE FAILURE DETECTED PLEASE BACK UP YOUR FILE. i WENT TO LOCAL SHOP AND REMOVED THE HARD DISK AND ASK ME TO REPLACE IT WITH THE NEW ONE THE PROBLEM IS I CANT FIND THE REPLACEMENT.pLEASE  HELP

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    hard drive failure detected please back up files. this is what my computer is showing..

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You have to look for a 1,8 inch IDE harddisk, like the Toshiba mk6006gah or mk4006gah.
I think you can find one on ebay. Also you can order by some webshops.

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Hi dear

just back up your harddrive in other computer just release first

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