Connector hard drive problem...


I have a HP mini 210 (vivienne Tam version) and recently he began to fade just for no reason.  Discovered by experimentation that whenever you press the connector on the hard drive (inadvertently or not), the netbook goes off instantly and requires a reboot hard to go again...  Anyone has any experience with this and you simply think to replace the hard drive connector would solve the problem?

Thank you in advance!


So, unless the pressure is applied to the computer area where the hard drive it works fine? If this is the case I certainly agree with you that it can be a connector problem.

However, the first thing we want to do is to ensure that there isn't a larger problem of material with the hard drive. These instructions will show you how to run this test. If the hard disk goes, I would continue troubleshooting the connector.

After checking that the hard drive is in good condition I would make sure that the connector is perfectly connected to the hard drive. Here is the service manual for your laptop, this should prove useful explaining how to disassemble the laptop to access the hard drive.

Finally, if none of these help the next step will be to replace the connector. You can find more information about ordering specific parts of HP parts Surfer.

Let me know if I can help you!

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