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Registered: ‎02-20-2012
Location: Clarkston, GA,
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Hard drive error on SL500

Recently I am getting error messages when my Lenovo Toolbox does a hardware scan stating that my hard drive is in trouble.  I receive  errors WHD (13-LA5)(16-AQU)(01-VQOG-QHYWSJ) and when I call Lenovo tech services, they have no idea what this means.  I also can't find info on the website.


Do I really need to purchase a new hard drive or could this be a problem with the Toolbox? 

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Posts: 3,153
Registered: ‎01-01-2010
Location: San Francisco
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Re: Hard drive error on SL500

First, back up your files. Then, run the hard drive test in the bios.