Having problems with your HP Pavilion a1540n PC Desktop ?

Have an HP pavillion A1540n. after power up, get screen with "Hard disk failure imminent' "Backup files. replace Hard drive." I'm not able to get out of this screen unless I power down the computer. I have the recovery disks I made when i bought it. Can I use these (3) to get the computer to start again so I can do a complete backup ?


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Sometimes it is easier to install a new hard disk and reinstall Windows.
\015\012Then either connect the old hard drive as a slave drive (don't forget to set the jumper on this drive as a slave). The other way is to connect the old hard drive to a USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port. this computer will see it as an external hard drive (provided the hard drive is still functioning).
\015\012Either way you can download and backup your files.
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