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A HP TX1000 Series laptop PC is unresponsive to the power-on event. What was a previously working machine, the LCD display panel suddenly switched off while the machine was in normal operation. When ...
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I've had my first notebook hard drive death (well, actually, it's currently dying... clicking noises, super slow windows boot up ...) Anyway, I now I realize I don't know anything about laptop hard ...