Hi Joe and welcome to JustAnswer,Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...Initially, it would appear to be an HDD issue. Have you tried checking the BIOS if the HDD is still recognized and/or if the first boot device is set for HDD?
Appreciate the post back Joe.
As it is an internal hardware issue, then the prescribed approach is to replace the HDD.
Are you then considering a DIY (do-it-yourself) repair approach?
I realize that the above information may perhaps be not what was expected. Unfortunately, there is no quick-n-easy fix and neither is there a workaround; sorry for having to be the bearer of bad news.
If considering a DIY, then please click HERE for the standard 2.5 750GB replacement HDD.
An upgrade would be a a larger size something like a 1 TB.
Or even consider an SSD HERE.