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Acer laptop aspire 3000

My kid dropped my laptop and now it wont load anything it just says disk error can you help?

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Re: acer laptop aspire 3000

Try booting to any win xp OS cd ,
chose recovery console option
Then chose installation (1: WINDOWS)
Type Password if one is used on that OS ,
at prompt type this > Chkdsk /R
(Note) Might take several mins to perform
Remove cd from tray ,type exit to reboot
Hope it works .. if not I agree a hdd replacement is most likely in store. Assuming the hdd just didn't get jarred lose as posted earlier .

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Re: acer laptop aspire 3000

You can try to reseat the HDD, that may resolve the issue. More than likely, there has been some damage to the HDD. Try running checkdisk to see if there are errors on the HDD.
If you need help, please let me know.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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