Laptop Hard Drive Repair

So you’re looking up laptop repair for your hard drive. The short answer is: yes, we can do that! The long answer is a little more complicated and if you’ve got the time, it’s worth a read – it’s not too long anyway.

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Laptop Hard Drive Repair

I’m sure you love your laptop. You take it all over Portland, typing away on the bus or at home, maybe at your work or in a coffee shop. That’s great – it really gives you the freedom to work from wherever you want. However, all that transportation can take a toll on your laptop’s hard drive. Laptop hard drives are smaller, slower, and more fragile than their desktop counterparts, and coupled with the fact that they get bumped around a lot more, they can fail a lot more easily.

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Laptop Hard Drive Repair

Let’s talk a little bit about hard drives in your laptop. Well, obviously you asked for it if you read the heading. Still though, a little education never hurt anyone.

Hard drives in your laptop are quite a bit more finicky than those in your desktop. They’re smaller, spin slower, and have less protection surrounding them. As a result, they’re a lot easier to break. Plus, they’re in a portable container that moves around all the time. That can add a lot of unnecessary stress on your hard drive with all its moving parts. You might accidentally jiggle your laptop or drop it while it’s on and inadvertently damage your hard drive. Chances are it won’t manifest itself immediately, but over time this sort of wear and tear on your laptop hard drive will take its toll

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Laptop Hard Drive Repair

Sometimes when your hard drive starts to go bad you’re given a few hints. A tell tale clicking, or buzzing, a slower and slower start up, sometimes there is even an electronic burning smell. However, most often there is no warning at all. At some point your computer just won’t boot up anymore, or you get an error before windows loads.

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