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    Formatting External Hard Drive

    I have done extensive research on how to fix this issue but i am at a loss here... The situation: My buddy used my hard drive for his new laptop and it erased everything on it and reformatted it so that my laptop and no one else's could read my hard drive... Well i have finally given it...
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    Need to reboot Compaq CQ58 - hard drive not visible in Bios

    Please can someone help me with the below? Your PC/Device needs to be reapired. The Boot Config Data for your PC is missing or contains errors. File:\EFI\Microsoft\Boot\BCD Error code: 0xc000000f What does this mean? I've entered Bios utility screen to change the order of the bios to...
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    Wierd Clicking & Whirring noise led to harddrive lock

    A few days ago my school dell laptop started whirring and clicking but it would go whir then click once. I would have taken it to my schools it desk but I'm on holidays. Then today I turned on my laptop and it said the hard drive was locked and I had to enter a password to access my data. Please...