Having problems with your Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook ?

I have a compaq presario C700, it loads up to a black screen with a white arrow and doesnt go any further. i performed a check and it said hard disk error, is there any way to fix this


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Yes, my friend, there's a way to fix everything. This may sound too simple, but, try turning the unit on it's face and tighten every screw that you see on the bottom. This works for keyboard issues and harddrive ones also. This is a very common fix amongst laptops regardless of the manufacturer. Thank you, Dana
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