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A70 hard drive crashed ,cdrom is not readable to recover

My A70 hard drive crashed and the cdrom cannot be read by hard drive to recover with disk .is there any way to override this or go another route to recovery the hard drive .is it possible to download the disk to a memory stick and recover that way ? if so how

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From your description of the issue, the most likely senario is a hard drive failure. Replacement hard drives run $50 to 100 or so and are generally fairly easy to change

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