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DVDR replacement not seen by laptop

Q: DVDR replacement not seen by laptop

I purchased a replacement DVD R/W for my Dell Inspiron E1505. When I start up the computer the light comes on the drive and I am able to open the drive by pushing the button on the drive. my problem is the drive does not show up on "my computer" nor in the device manager. I updated my BIOS from the Dell website but that did not fix the problem.
The seller said he tested the drive on laptop the same model as min and that it worked. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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A: DVDR replacement not seen by laptop

The optical drive may be defective. Return it for another...

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A:HP laptop New HD Replacement HELP!

It would be best to get a machine specific disk to re-install Windows on that machine, if you call HP they can supply it for you. Sometimes for a nominal fee.
 
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Exact replacement. Laptops are specific to each model in this regard.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-mb-replacement.387360/
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Thanks,
Kevin
 

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A:Laptop HD Replacement

laptop hard drives fit in a caddy. You will need to power down your laptop, and unscrew the the caddy from the case. gently remove the caddy with the HD on it. Some makers like Toshiba also have an adapter that plugs into the pins on a hd. IF so, gently remove it. You will need it later.

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Faster hard drives also improve battery life when using batteries. Since they read faster, they access less thereby using less juice. You won't notice much of an improvement, but there is a tad improvement. To really boost battery life and performance overall, add RAM instead.

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Ensure when you slide the caddy with your new HD into the computer to do it gently and not to bend the pins. USE the adapter if it has one. If you don't it won't work and in the worse case sceario, you'll bend or break your pins on your new HD. very bad.

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Hi there
While some things on a laptop are usually pretty easy to change -- for example swapping the HDD for an SSD , changing the keyboard (tricky but usually do-able) or adding more RAM - or even on an OLDER laptop changing the DVD device, I'd really leave this operation to a local repairer -- look in your equivalent of the ONLINE "Yellow pages" for these sorts of trades people. You would probably need to remove the motherboard which is a fairly NON TRIVIAL task on most laptops.

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JKBlair You don't have to do anything special for the laptop to see the SSD -- just connect it in place of the HDD. Then, insert the first of the recovery disks into the DVD drive, close the drive door, and boot the PC. It should then present instructions for doing the restore. Since you are using recovery media, that should automatically reactivate Win7 one the restore is done and you connect again to the Internet. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================

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A:laptop display replacement

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Grtting the laptop apart can be a problem unless you follow the disassembly instructions (if you can get them), but having it still work when reassembled is even more rare...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-display-replacement.725238/
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Quote: Originally Posted by skuzzzzy


ok so i had a samsung laptop die, so i removed my SSD, sent laptop back recieved the replacement.
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SAMSUNG Series 3 NP350V5C-T02US
SAMSUNG 840 Series MZ-7TD250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)


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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-modem-replacement.140664/
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A:Replacement laptop battery....

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A:Replacement laptop screen is much too dim

You may just need to replace the inverter:

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A:Replacement Laptop Screen

Go here:

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A:Reg: My Laptop LCD panel replacement

When I had this same issue in the past it had to do with the inverter board going bad and not the screen itself.  Problem is getting a tech to understand your issue well enough to find the actual problem.  The main issue is when the screen is replaced the board is re-seated it buys a little time where it seems to work again :/.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19989958
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I've heard that you can replace videocards on larger laptops, i've got a sager with a d900k motherboard and i'm wondering just how difficult is the install? is it as easy as in a desktop?
 

A:Laptop videocard replacement

What model number is your laptop?
Generally speaking, VGA card replacement in laptops is not practical unless this thing is designed that way.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-videocard-replacement.91966/
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Has anyone here tried replacing the wireless card in their laptop with an 802.11n model? One fly in the ointment is that the laptop only has two antenna connections, and the 'n' card has three antennas. I see varying reports around the web of how this will effect the function of the card. Some say it'll still be better than an 802.11g card, others are not so sure.

It appears that the proper mini-PCI Express card is available, so it's really down to how effective the thing will be with two antennas vs. the three it should have. I have not found any 'n' mini-PCI Express cards with two antenna connections, though I have a D-Link 802.11n router that only has two.

Obviously, I don't want to spend $60 for the card if it's not going to be satisfactory.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/802-11n-card-laptop-replacement.661536/
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Western Digital Scorpio Blue (WD1600BEVT) 160GB SATA 5400 RPM 8MB or

Seagate ST980813ASG Momentus 7200.2 Mobile Hard Drive - 80GB, 2.5", 7200RPM, 8MB, SATA-300

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many thanks for your time and view points on the issue..

A:Laptop HDD Replacement Choice

if space isn't an issue i'd go with the 7200RPM drive. you'll get a slightly noticeable performance boost. and in the future if you need more space the cost of external drives is dropping pretty quicly.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/28638-laptop-hdd-replacement-choice.html
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A:Need help w/my copying my dvdr into another dvr

Hello go to My Computer, right-click your F:\ Drive which I am assuming is your DVD/CD Drive. Click Open, do you see an AUDIO_TS folder and a VIDEO_TS folder?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/need-help-w-my-copying-my-dvdr-into-another-dvr-581095.html
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PS. The old drive is purchased 11/04.....
 

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A:DVDR problems - HJT Log

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/20301/dvdr-problems-hjt-log/
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Hi
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i have dell 1520 with TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-L632H ATA Device
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvdr-problems.935477/
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A:DVDR Setup

Check the user manual for the DVDR (page 7 of the PDF version that I found). You may discover that the antenna output is only a loop through for the antenna input signal and can not show any output for the DVD recorder itself.

If the TV does not have any kind of suitable A/V input, you could try an external modulator box between the DVDR A/V outputs and antenna input on the TV. Some modulator units may feature an antenna input the automatically connects to the output when there is no active A/V input.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvdr-setup.974794/
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A:CDR and DVDR not working, can you help

Thanks to anyone who might have replied to my question but I have now
fixed the problem.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cdr-and-dvdr-not-working-can-you-help.378969/
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A:DVDR burning

n00bie
Unfortunatly we cannot help you with this problem since it is dealing with bypassing copyright issues placed on original DVD's.
There are places that will offer help if you wish to search for them but here at TSG we cannot!

Will have to close thread!

Dave
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvdr-burning.111774/
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I have a few movies on my computer in AVI format that I would like to put on DVDs so I can watch them on my DVD player in my house. Now, I don't have a DVD recorder on my computer, but I do have a DVD standalone recorder in my house.

The only way that I have been able to figure out is to play the movie on the tv via video-out and s-video cables from the PC, and then record the output with the DVD recorder using some more cables.

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Thanks
 

A:PC Movies to DVD w/o a DVDR on the PC

heres a DVD burner with litescribe for $39.00...it doesn't get any easier than that...

http://www.newegg.com/ProductSort/Category.asp?Category=10
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pc-movies-to-dvd-w-o-a-dvdr-on-the-pc.469571/
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A:laptop replacement parts question

Try virus scan i know sounds silly.

Uninstall drivers and re install using these ones :

http://global-download.acer.com/GDFi...C=ACER&SC=PA_7

Failing that Is it in warranty ? If it is a problem it may be cheaper buying a spares or repair laptop taking its parts as a last resort.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/251439-laptop-replacement-parts-question.html
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A:Laptop GPU replacement -- Acer Aspire V5 (possible y/n?)

There's no way to upgrade a video card in a laptop unless it's something from ASUS, MSI, Alienware, (If you're lucky)

But even if you could, the upgrade would probably be anywhere from $200-$600+ maybe even more. Old 7900GTX Go cards are still fetching roughly $100 on Ebay
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-gpu-replacement-acer-aspire-v5-possible-y-n.187518/
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Gaz.
 

A:Replacement keys for laptop (Acer)? ? ?

Typically you can't replace keys individually, but you can replace the keyboard (typically). Cost is usually $10~30 but that depends on the model.

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http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Keyboard-fo...4098885QQihZ020QQcategoryZ31568QQcmdZViewItem

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/replacement-keys-for-laptop-acer.763985/
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A:Desktop Replacement Laptop Life

Actually you didn't say what use. (What programs / games / applications)

But I'd say the laptop is a better choice for you here
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/desktop-replacement-laptop-life.651061/
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A:Video card replacement in a laptop

Not usually. You have the Presario C300 right? If so its not upgradeble.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-card-replacement-in-a-laptop.557094/
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A:Laptop power terminal replacement

What has probably happened is the solder connecting the DC in port to the motherboard has cracked. Since it is soldered to the motherboard, to fix it you will need to re-solder the connections or buy a new motherboard. There is no way you could replace it with a mac-style port (magsafe) without some serious modifications to the AC adapter and your laptop.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-power-terminal-replacement.159007/
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A:Instructions For Laptop Keyboard Replacement

Hi, The first manual on the following link does have:          http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-ENVY-4-Sleekbook/5296620/model/5312201/manuals Regards.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Instructions-For-Laptop-Keyboard-Replacement/td-p/5645881
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A:Sager Laptop Battery Replacement?

The battery should have a pretty snug cable attached to it so No I would say something has gone wrong with it and try to get your service done while it's free. Also looking at your previous threads I would have sent in this laptop a long way back as it seems to have hardware issues you could not resolve correct?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/382843-sager-laptop-battery-replacement.html
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A:Slow/Laggy laptop after HDD replacement?

Hi Tezza,

This can be a diff issue than your hard drive. Pls. check out the link, it's very helpful:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/setup/wirelesstips.aspx

The specs of your computer looks good.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/slow-laggy-laptop-after-hdd-replacement-426407.html
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A:Laptop LCD CCFL tube replacement.

On some laptops you can, but most of them it's integrated into the screen and once it goes you have to replace the whole display. Contact the manufacturer to find out if you can or not.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-lcd-ccfl-tube-replacement.240049/
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A:Where can I find a laptop LCD screen replacement like this

On the back of the display, down in the lower left corner is a sticker.
There are two pieces of info to get from it:
The manufacturer (LG, or Phillips, etc)
The model number - an LG display will look like this: LP174XD4(TL)(A1)
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A:Dell 620 Laptop screen replacement

Hey TJ,

You can try this LCD screen: http://www.papatek.com/Panel-141-Inch/Dell-Latitude-D620-LCD-Panel.html

As for replacement procedure, here is the service manual: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd620/en/SM/index.htm

Go to "Display Assembly." Good luck.
 

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A:Good laptop replacement batteries??

Good Morning vookster82, have you considered carefully opening the battery and chasing suitable replacement cells.
Alternatively, do you have a battery repacking industry there.
It is a thriving industry here, often using better quality replacement cells than the original.

But you do need to keep track of costs, sometimes a repack can be more expensive than a factory replacement.

I have taken cells out of a battery operated drill pack but it is a bit of a gamble breaking these things open as to whether they will be suitable for use.
I came off second best with a cell-phone battery recently.

Some batteries actually need a matching routine to allow them to be re-accepted by the laptop for the charging schedule and life re-instatement. (Intelligent batteries)
Batteries aren't just batteries anymore!
qldit.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/good-laptop-replacement-batteries.467308/
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I have found these: Input?

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A:Laptop "hinge" is broken and needs replacement

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A:is old hd/os compatible with identical replacement laptop

For an IDENTICAL product, you should be fine. I don't see any probs with that.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/401867-old-hd-os-compatible-identical-replacement-laptop.html
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A:Laptop problems after motherboard replacement

Please use proper thread titles from now on.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-problems-after-motherboard-replacement.72693/
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A:Installing Win 7 on a replacement-for-faulty laptop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by marvelman


Hi everyone,

I've had a search through the posts on the forum, and haven't really come up with anything to answer my question. I do apologise if I have missed it though!

Basically, I have installed Win 7 Prof Upgrade (from XP) on my MacBook via Bootcamp. However, this MacBook has developed a fault and is being replaced by Apple, who are sending me a new laptop.

My question: will I be able to reinstall the Win 7 upgrade (once XP is installed again of course) on my new laptop?

I'd appreciate any help or advice, many thanks in advance!


Probably it's possible, if it's not a OEM version. I have r?install Windows 7 on a new HDD and I was able to reactivate with Winupdate.

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A:philips laptop keyboard replacement

Not sure of the model but usually the ribbon is help in place by a clip design might be like this link http://www.laptopsolutions.plc.uk/k...structions__keyboard_removal_instructions.htm

or may be a flatter design. I think the answer is to carefully look at it check how its being held in place and gently unprise the connector clip.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/philips-laptop-keyboard-replacement.516010/
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A:Laptop Hard Drive Replacement

It'll work fine, and it'll cost you a lot less than $415!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-hard-drive-replacement.617891/
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A:Win 7 Ultimate OEM upgrade to second replacement laptop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Den02


I plan to replace Win 7 HP 64bit with Win 7 Ultimate 64bit on an Asus N53S, a replacement for a laptop that is now trashed and on which the win 7 OEM 64bit version had been installed to replace Win Vista. Is it possible to overcome Win 7 OEM being keyed to one computer MS protocol and if so, how is it done?


An OEM license is limited to the installation on one computer and is not legally transferable.

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A:Solved: Harddrive Replacement for laptop

Since the old drive is physically damaged, you have to reinstall Windows from an installation or recovery disk.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-harddrive-replacement-for-laptop.819006/
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A:Toshiba Laptop keyboard replacement

Can't see your specific model listed but perhaps this "how to disassemble Toshiba laptops" page might be of use? There are a few other similar websites out there judging by the Google search results I got. Chances are you may want to buy a broken laptop on eBay and use it for spare parts as they are often sold. Unless you can get a repair done through an authorised Toshiba repair centre or whatever?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/toshiba-laptop-keyboard-replacement.416302/
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A:Laptop does not recognize non-OEM replacement battery

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pdw98



Technical information:
*The factory battery (OEM) is a Sanyo AS07B31 (lithium Ion, 4400mAh, 48Wh, 10.8V, 6 cell).
*The replacement battery is a Famis FAM18674 (Lithium Ion, 5200mAh, 49Wh, 14.8V, 8 cell)


There is your problem right there. Wrong voltage.
The voltage must be the same to be a replacement battery for your laptop.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/235545-laptop-does-not-recognize-non-oem-replacement-battery.html
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A:Laptop won't boot with any replacement battery

That's crazy.....I would put in a support ticket to Toshiba and see what their techs say about that. Aftermarket or OEM replacement battery should work as the old OEM battery does......baffling to say the least.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-wont-boot-with-any-replacement-battery.1168670/
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A:Laptop Hard Drive Replacement

the three Operating System Recovery discs that came with it will be enough to get the system back to the original status,Click to expand...

yes they should set back to factory condition

you will need to change the boot order in the bios so that the DVD is first

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-hard-drive-replacement.1152354/
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A:Laptop LCD Replacement= System Problem

Well, I'm basically a complete noob when it comes to Vista... But, still, I'll get this thread going

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I bought a laptop last year from xotic pc and it was a sager np laptop At first it was great and very fast I bought this laptop because its very fast and because its light and smaller Things were great Replacement? Laptop Sager Battery with laptop then i had issue where the battery no longer worked after a few months It has the replace Sager Laptop Battery Replacement? the battery issue with the red X Also the sound seems to be a lot lower than usual as well I'm also out of the country so its hard to just send the laptop back to xoticpc and have it sent back to me However i like to know for those of you who purchased from xoticpc and had to return a laptop and get something fixed how long is the actual time the day you sent the laptop back till the day you received it For me my biggest issue is the battery since i have to have it plugged all the time laptop goes out pretty much immediately the moment i unplug the charger The sound issue is also frustrating since it suddenly has a weak sound as well This is around the time my battery no longer worked so I was wondering if there could have been a coincidence My other issue is the battery isn't easy to take out There are about screws to unscrew on the bottom of this laptop if i want to take out the battery My old asus laptop and most dell laptops are simple in that you can just pull the battery in and out very easy Thus i cannot do this myself to take out the battery However I'm curious could my battery be misplaced which is why my battery shows the red x Or that is not possible Of course the battery never was taken out since i never took it out I was told it would cost plus S and H to have a new battery shipped to me from xoticpc assuming i buy a new battery after the warranty period which will expire soon But of course if i send it to them before warranty period there isn't cost but my warranty expires really soon I did wonder could it be possible the battery is loose which is why I'm getting this message My issue though is there are at least screws that you have to unscrew in order to take the battery out Its not like a regular laptop where you just hold the button then take out the battery just like that Thus i wouldn't be able to do this as i tried last time I checked online and there is even a manual to teach you how to do this which mean it isn't simple However could it be possible the battery is loose though which is why im getting this message Then again how would it get loose if i never touched the battery Could the battery actually have pushed a little to the left or right Thanks

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I was thinking about replacing the hard drive in my wife's laptop I'm not quite sure I need to replace it may be that I messed up and threw the Boot Drive priority out of place The lap top is a Toshiba Sat C -S Widows I cannot boot to Windows it turns on to Reboot and select proper boot device select a I did manage to get it over to the Set Up screen Replacement? Laptop Hard Drive but not quite sure what to select and even if I do select the correct boot drive whether it will boot to Windows Anyway Laptop Hard Drive Replacement? here are the four options I am viewing This is the sequence it is in From what I am sharing could you tell me if I need to replace the hard drive or could I save this if I knew what I was doing lol I do not have a boot disk Thank You HDD SSD USB ODD TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN- AB Laptop Hard Drive Replacement? LAN Realtek PXE B D

A:Laptop Hard Drive Replacement?

Download Parted Magic, a program based on linux, here. Burn the iso file to a CD or DVD using a Windows 7 computer by right clicking the iso and selecting Burn Disk Image. Boot the Parted Magic disk and on the desktop is a icon called either Disk Health or GsmartControl. Double click the icon and run the short generic test. If that passes run the long generic test and post the log. 
 
I have a feeling your hard drive is failing or has failed. Here is a video explaining Gsmartcontrol

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