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Won't boot up

I slammed my computer closed one day and now it won't boot up.it's a toshiba a-215 laptop.i've tried to reload windows vista it won't load it.i put in the recovery cd & it will only go so far then tell me there are errors.can you please help me a few people told me i messed my harddrive up

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  • dose4real2 Jan 25, 2009

    omg i did this too and im going nuts i didnt even slam it hard i just closed it fast now im getting a blank screen with nothin but a cursor after the initial boot up process

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the best thing i could tell you is to flip laptop over and remover the covers and check all connection to the hd and everything eles ...if this does not ork could you tell me some of the errors your getting ?

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