makes ticking sound & wont boot up

Toshiba labtop / Pslb0u-02s02d
June 20, 2010 at 22:04:33
Specs: Windows 7
I had my laptop open & sitting on the floor. i picked it up w/1 hand & accidently dropped it. it fell about a foot up from the floor. afterwards there was a ticking noise coming from where the hard drive is located & the computer will not boot up any further than the first screen & wont shut down either. just keeps making the ticking sound & stuck in the mode as if it was aboutr 2 boot up but wont go.

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June 20, 2010 at 22:50:16
... check the fan for debris ... has doubts!

... sounds like the harddrive is toast!


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June 21, 2010 at 09:10:42
Boot to a live cd or usb just to check all the other stuff.

I'd guess the hard drive also.

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