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How can i tell if the hard drive is gone? - Toshiba Satellite M30X-S181ST Laptop

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If the hard drive it making some scratching noise or when u have a message Operating system not found at start up
There is no sure fire way short of trying another known good hard drive. However there are signs that you hard drive is failing or has failed. \015\012\015\012
  1. If you hear strange whirring/clicking noises.
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  3. Long startup times or cannot retrieve data.
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  5. Cannot write data to a disk.
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  7. Random disk read errors.
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  9. Any burnt smell or smoke from the hard drive.
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  11. Run the command chkdsk x: /f /r If it finds bad sectors your hard drive needs replacing.

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