Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario V2555US Notebook ?

I have a refurbished Compaq Presario V2555us. It's a few years old, but has been a great laptop. It previously belonged to my girlfriend and the motherboard fried, so they sent it off for repair (this was at least 2 years ago). I had to open up the laptop to fix a broken DVD-R drive 2 days ago. I had to remove the harddrive to get the cover off. After I was finished, the computer worked ok, but was much slower than before. Web browser (FF) would freeze every 30-90 seconds, Windows would lag whil


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The media test failure and the clicking sound from the hard disk indicated that the hard disk has failed.\015\012To get the laptop goining again, you need to replace the hard disk and install Windows on the new hard disk.
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