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ACER BOOT MY ACER WILL NOT BOOT UP.IT READS,MEDIA TEST FAILURE,CHECK CABLE.ALSO,EXITING BROADCOM

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Sounds like your hard drive may be bad or has become disconnected from the system. If your handy working on computers then I would make sure the hard drive is seated correctly. The last part of the error message sounds like your computer is trying to boot from your network interface because it can not find the hard drive.

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