Going through my deceased sister's things I found her Pavilion 400 with a sticky-note attached regarding the 1720 SMART hard drive failure - Failing drive SATAO, Failing Attribute 5. I learned on this HP Community conversation thread that the hard drive will need to be replaced.
Here's my dilemma: she didn't leave me her username/password! Stupid question: will my local computer repair guy need them in order to both replace the drive and test it?
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