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I dropped my laptop...is it the hard drive??

\015 I dropped my laptop and some programs dont load up properly and sometimes the computer restarts. Some programs run much slower especially during start ups, shutdown,and program loadings. Sometimes Hard Disk Drive Protection pops up at the bottom right hand corner. Sometimes I hear little noises but not sure...Is it the hard drive that needs to be replaced??Thanks\015

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Could be. check if the hd is properly connected. could be off due to the fall.
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