Toshiba A200 Personal Computer User Manual

2.6 HDD Troubleshooting 2 Troubleshooting Procedures
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Procedure 5 Connector Check and Replacement Check
The HDD is connected to the connector PJ1800 of the system board. The connecting portion
may be disconnected. Disassemble the computer following the steps described in Chapter 4,
Replacement Procedures and perform the following checks to check the connecting portion:
Check 1 Make sure the HDD is firmly connected to the system board.
If connection is loose, reconnect firmly and repeat Procedure 4. If there is still an
error, go to Check 2.
Check 2 The 2.5" HDD may be damaged. Replace it with a new one and check the
operation. If the problem still exists, perform Check 3.
Check 3 The system board may be damaged. Replace it with a new one following the
instructions in Chapter 4, Replacement Procedures.