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Wont start up

I turn it on and it wont boot up, at all I get a blue error screen that is on maybe for a second then tries to reboot on its own. Nothing happens computer guy at work said I need a new hard drive is that possible?

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    Jeff Strader May 11, 2010

    Yes , that IS possible.. Did the gentleman try to start the laptop in SAFE MODE?

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