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Trouble booting into desk top Windows 7 HP

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  • Having trouble booting into my windows 7 HP desktop . Did diagnostics and it says hard rive connection test - failed  Error Code - 3F0  . Then rebooted and  it still takes me to the HP blue screen. Please help
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Welcome to the forum.

I am not a HP employee.


"3F0" means the HDD has failed. You will have to replace the HDD. You will have to reinstall Windows 7 (W7) unless you have backup W7 images on external media.


You might be able to recover data on the failing HDD by connecting the drive (internally or using a SATA to USB HDD adapter) to a different PC as a data drive.



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