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Laptop won't turn on and when it does it says preparing automatic repair

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Laptop won't turn on and when it does it says preparing automatic repair and automatically shuts off
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Laptop won't turn on and when it does it says preparing automatic repair

Sounds like the hard drive has failed/is failing and will need to be replaced. Can you test it using System Diagnostics- accessed by tapping Esc key immediately after powering on. If a menu appears with F2 System Diagnostics tap F2.

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