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My laptop fell and now when i cut it on it says that i have to reseat my hardrive or press f2 or f5 for diagnostic scan. I just want to know what can i do to fix without having to go take it to someone professional.

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Hi,
You can reseat the HDD by yourself. It is something that you can do it without taking it to a professional. You can download the manual from support.dell.com, for assistance.\
Hope this helps.
Cheers!!! Have a nice day!!!

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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