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I recently dropped my HP Compaq Presario laptop V5209US and took it to Fry's electronics for diagnostics. I wasnt able to open the CD door after it was dropped. They told me it has a ''bad optical drive and systemboard'' which is $996 to fix. Everything else was working fine UNTIL today -now it wont turn off! Fry's told me to just buy a new one. Are they ripping me off or does their diagnosis sound logical and I should just get a new one??

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