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Crashed hard drive

I have the restore dvd but it will not restore my computor I dont need to save ina info just want computor to work again. It runs then says system has been retored but when i reboot i get the same hard drive failure message

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  • prbarbie Sep 29, 2008

    I dont know how to partition. Isn't the cd that came with the computor bootable

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Boot your computer from a bootable cd then format the partition, then restore it, if the message is the same replace your hard drive.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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    pankaj rautela Sep 29, 2008

    most of the restore cd's are bootable for checking go to the bios of your system by pressing del , f2 or whatever the key it is displayed when the system is booting, the make the first boot device your cd rom

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