My Hp lap top stopped working, error message said the hard drive needs to be replaced help?

It was working fine and when I turned it on the screen wouldn't come up. I was finally able to get an error message that said the hard drive needs to be replaced. My Hp laptop is only a year old. I want to know how much it would cost also if I could just buy a portable external hard drive for it, if that would... show more It was working fine and when I turned it on the screen wouldn't come up. I was finally able to get an error message that said the hard drive needs to be replaced. My Hp laptop is only a year old. I want to know how much it would cost also if I could just buy a portable external hard drive for it, if that would help. Thanks in advance for your help..:)
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