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Non system disk error

My nephew sent me his laptop. he said it was working ok when he mailed it to me but when I turned it on, it gave me a message that there was a non-system disk error. I called him and he said it must have come lose when shipping it to me. How to I fix it?

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  • msorgen3 Jul 14, 2008

    How do I open it up to see if the screws came loose?

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Well i can say that your nephew is correct.
I should open it up and just look for lose cables.
Usally the screws are easy enough to spot.
make sure that you are grounded when you open it up, for example touch a element before you start working, dont touch your hair etc.

Hopefully its just a cables or else the hardware has gone broken.

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  • KaffeSumpen Jul 14, 2008

    just whant to point out its not screws you are supposed to look for but loose cables. perhaps it was a mistype on your end but just whanted to make sure.



    usally you open laptops from underneath.

    Be very carefull, as i get the felling you have never done things like this before i would suggest you to call a friend that has some knowledge in computers.

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