You run the test to confirm the defect. Hard drives do fail.
Did you make the Recovery DVD or USB media? As the system will not boot, you need professional service.
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1. Restart the computer. 2. Keep tapping the F10 key when the HP logo appears. This will take you to Bios Setup Utility. 3. Select the Diagnostic tab. 4. Select the "hard drive self test" option and press enter to perform the test. Note: This test may take up to 40 minutes or more.
Pass - The hard drive is not damaged. Fail - the hard drive is damaged and may need to be replaced.
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