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Toshiba Satellite HDD fail?

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Hi guys, i have a Toshiba Satellite P-300 161. It was in hibernation, I turn it on and it gets to the Toshiba start up screen and then thats it. The screen goes blank and nothing happens. I have tried holding F12, ESC and F2 while i turn it on and it just does the same thing. I cant get into the BIOS. Once the screen goes blank, all the buttons make a 'beep' sound. Im stuck as to what to do. Im not sure if the HDD has failed? Anyone have any thoughts? Any help would be highly appreciated. Thanks
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post #2 of 4
Remove the hard drive and see if you can reach the bios. I've had laptops at do this at my job.
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Remove the hard drive and see if you can reach the bios. I've had laptops at do this at my job.
Is it easy to remove the hard disk from a laptop though?
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Sure is. Should only be two screws holding the cover on that need to be removed, then slide the drive out. And that is a common problem with Toshiba Laptops.

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