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Kathy in Cambridge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-21-05 09:26 PM
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12. Thanks for the help-I googled and my hard drive might be f*cked
I'll have to send the laptop back to HQ and use my home computer (which stinks).
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  -Help! I dropped my work laptop and now it won't start up! Kathy in Cambridge  Feb-21-05 09:13 PM   #0 
  - OUCH!  Floogeldy   Feb-21-05 09:14 PM   #1 
  - That was gonna be my advice... take out the battery and put it back in.  Misunderestimator   Feb-21-05 09:15 PM   #2 
     - It didn't work  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-21-05 09:16 PM   #4 
        - sorry edited mine after you responded... did you unplug it too...  Misunderestimator   Feb-21-05 09:17 PM   #7 
  - Is it plugged in or running on battery?  Misunderestimator   Feb-21-05 09:15 PM   #3 
  - Plugged in  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-21-05 09:17 PM   #6 
     - Unplug it AND remove the battery... then wait a moment and plug it  Misunderestimator   Feb-21-05 09:18 PM   #8 
        - It didn't work-still nothing  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-21-05 09:20 PM   #9 
           - Damn.... All I can say at this point is that it's good it's a work laptop.  Misunderestimator   Feb-21-05 09:22 PM   #11 
              - Thanks for the help-I googled and my hard drive might be f*cked  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-21-05 09:26 PM   #12 
                 - Precisely why I bought a new laptop for myself...  Misunderestimator   Feb-21-05 09:30 PM   #14 
                 - The laptop would still power up if the HDD was broken.  Bleachers7   Feb-21-05 09:36 PM   #15 
                    - It just won't turn on. I've had little issues with it up until now.  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-21-05 09:43 PM   #16 
  - Drop it again - that always works on TV for amnesia patients  progressoid   Feb-21-05 09:16 PM   #5 
  - Listen to me very carefully and do exactly as I say...  Redstone   Feb-21-05 09:20 PM   #10 
  - try removing the hard drive  hfojvt   Feb-21-05 09:29 PM   #13 
  - Where is the hard drive? I have a Dell laptop.  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-21-05 09:44 PM   #17 
     - that I cannot tell you  hfojvt   Feb-21-05 10:02 PM   #20 
     - On one of mine, the HD is connected with two screws on the bottom...  Misunderestimator   Feb-22-05 08:16 AM   #22 
  - No knock on you, Kathy  Floogeldy   Feb-21-05 09:57 PM   #18 
  - I have a crappy home laptop that will suffice for now  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-21-05 10:01 PM   #19 
  - That happened to me about a year ago....  Steven_S   Feb-21-05 10:33 PM   #21 
  - Did it land upside down?  mogster   Feb-22-05 08:22 AM   #23 
  - No, it just won't power on. I'm talking to my help desk now  Kathy in Cambridge   Feb-22-05 08:27 AM   #25 
  - Been there done that  LynneSin   Feb-22-05 08:23 AM   #24 

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