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Ideapad Flex 10 - hard disk has failed and looking...

Q: Ideapad Flex 10 - hard disk has failed and looking...

Hi - my sons flex 10 has developed a fault. Switch on and it brings up the message stating that there's no bootable device. The disk also a makes a few clunking noises on power-on so suspect it's failed. No reovery disk or backup unfortunately. I do have a spare disk I can install but it has no software installed. Can anyone please advise how I might go about getting the system working ? Many thanks
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A:My hard disk has passed Short DST and failed Long DST of SeaTools, do the hard disk g

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A:SATA disk failed and Hard Drive Short DST Check: Failed

Hi there @nmulji,  Thank you for joining in on the HP Support Forums and Welcome! This is a great place to ask questions, find solutions and get help from others in the community! I read your post on the HP Support Forums and understand that the Hard Drive in your HP ENVY TouchSmart 15t-j100 Select Edition CTO Notebook PC failed the Short DST Check.  SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology System) uses a technology known as predictive failure analysis to tell you when a hard drive failure is imminent. Have you tried to Restore the BIOS? If not, please try this step first. Then, just to be on the safe side, back up your data that way it does not get lost. However, there might be certain conditions that cause a hard drive failure message to display when a problem does not exist (a false positive). To fix false positive hard drive errors, please try updating the hard drive firmware. You can check whether an update is available by going to the  Get software and drivers page. You will need to put in your Model Number and then click the links that pertain to the computer configuration and see if a hard drive update is available.  You could also try to do a  Disk Defragment to consolidate files and move them to another section of the drive where errors are less likely to occur. Did this reply resolve your issue or answer your question? If yes, then please share the good news! Let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button. You can also show your appreciation by clicking the Thumbs Up. If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please re-post with the results of the troubleshooting. Thanks!
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Hello and welcome,
Page 41 of the Hardware Maintenance Manual - Notebook should help.
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Hi Real,
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
Consider performing system restore to get your computer back the time when it worked.
Let us know how you get on.
Tap that Kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
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Welcome to the Forums Invertore! 
Press Windows+X.
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- Restart your computer.
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Let us know how you get on.
Tap that ?Star? button below to award a Kudo if I helped. If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
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Welcome to the Forums Bevvy! 
Press Windows+X.
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Let us know how you get on.
Tap that ?Star? button below to award a Kudo if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
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Whenever the Hard Disk Short DST test fails that indicates that the Hard Disk Drive has failed and that requires a replacement to resolve the issue This issue could be due to Application or driver conflicts, virus issues, file corruptions due to incompatible applications, improper shutdowns, update failures due to conflicts, sudden power surges, if notebook is dropped etc.. HP will provide a replacement Hard Disk Drive if the Notebook warranty is Active, If not you need buy a SATA Hard Disk Drive from a retail shop nearby Please make sure you are getting at least equal capacity as the original one in order to use Recovery Disks. If you need you can buy a larger, but not smaller capacity Hard Disk Drive. For example if you have a 500GB Hard Disk Drive you can upgrade it to 750GB Hard Disk Drive but not 320GB Hard Disk Drive Please try the below shown troubleshooting steps once:Step 01. Remove the battery and unplug the AC/Power AdapterStep 02. Press and hold the Power button for more than 30 SecondsStep 03. Plug in the AC/Power Adapter (leave the Battery out for now)Step 04. Press the Power button and check if the Unit works normal If the above mentioned steps does not help, then you can try reseating the Hard Drive on your Notebook If the issue persists again please Contact HP if your HP Notebook is under warranty, HP would replace the Hard Disk Drive and provide you a Recovery media to restore factory operating system after replacement (if you've not yet created Recovery Discs/USB Media) Note: Back up all the personal data to an external drive if it's possible. Otherwise you could connect the failed HDD via SATA to USB adapter with another PC or same PC after replacement of HDD & re-installation of OS and try copying /recovering the files. You can also refer to the below shown link for further support Please click on the link In order to Identify, Prevent, Diagnose & Recover from Drive Failures on HP Notebook Hard Drives & Solid State Drives :  You can Check your warranty Here to verify the status and Click Here to order a new Hard Drive  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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Hi Trick2gFanBoy , 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
Have the Lenovo Solution Center updated , or try to use individual test online for the harddrive .
Write down the code results , warning message and the device affected .
This code would be best decoded by tech support to provide recommendation from their tool.
You can also use counter diagnostic test smilar to this and this .
Or follow this guide  : Checking S.M.A.R.T. Without Third-Party Tools 
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Update us how it goes. 
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