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My aspire 1810tz notebook unable to boot up. went into setup, unable to find hard disk.Help!

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Try to check the connection of the hard disk inside maybe did not fixed properly. Just open at the back of your notebook where the hard disk was inserted. After that if did not works, just replace your hard disk it could be damage.

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