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Satellite A60-A692. I opened it in order to clean it of dust. After replacing back the hard disk, the computer asks for the CD that restores the system. Even though I do not like to loose all the data that was inside, I introduced the restoring CD and chose the option 1: restore completely the system. Unfortunately, it gives me the error 11030 all the time. I reopened the computer, fixed again the hard disk in its place but the problem persists.

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That error message means invalid destination disk, which means your hard drive. Often just moving your computer will cause bad things to happen!
You should back track and make sure you have all tight connections. Accidents happen!!
Possibly your hard drive went out but as a last resort, try reinstalling your operating system.

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4. Report back. :-)

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