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My Computer Starts With Black Screen And Blinking Cursor

A family member just gave me their Toshiba laptop and told me he was just getting nothing when turning it on. So when I got home and powered it on I immediately got a black screen with a blinking underscore at the top left of the screen as pictured below. My first instinct tells me it has something to do with the hard drive. Either the hard drive itself is not getting a stable connection, some sort of memory error – or worst case scenario, the hard drive is faulty and no longer works (which means it needs replaced). Luckily there are a
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