When i turn on the computer it loads up and then their is a black screen with a flashing underscore then it says disk read error i think its the hard drive i dont know but i need help a.s.a.p so please hurry
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It sounds like either Windows 7 did not install properly or you have a bad hard drive. I did some research on similar problems and most people have also tried to change the boot priority with no luck. If your are tech savvy I would try to run hard drive diagnostics and possibly reinstall Windows 7. If you are not very technical I would suggest taking it to a competent pc repair technician.
The most-likely cause is a malfunctioning (or even "dead") disk-drive.
Without the disk-drive, Windows cannot be loaded into your RAM.
So, what you get is that "lonely" underscore character.
Find a Microsoft Windows XP "installation" CD-ROM.
Insert it into your CD-drive.
Hold down the ON/OFF button until your computer turns off.
Press the ON/OFF button, to start-up your computer,
and tell your computer to boot from the CD-ROM device.
If it does boot, then the rest of your computer (excluding the disk-drive) is working fine.
Replace the disk-drive, and reinstall Windows, to "revive" your computer.