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Acer says this when i sign-on: Windows could not start because of a disk hardware configuration problem. Could not read from the selected boot disk. Check boot path and disk hardware. Please check the windows documentation about hardware disk configuration and your hardware reference manuals for additional information. What does this all means..

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It's not able to see your hard drive. Something may have changed in CMOS about the boot order. You should enter the bios and see if it sees your hard drive. Then go into advanced boot options. First boot object is usually set to CD Rom for setting up operating systems and the second boot device should be your hard drive. Third boot option can be left at none or a floppy drive if you have one. If the bios is seeing your hard drive and it is set as a boot option then the drive may be damaged or system files have been lost. If there are valuable files on the hard drive and it is failing then you might consider taking this to a professional and trying to rescue your files asap before the drive deteriorates any more than it is. You can also try some repair options from booting off the Window's CD but beware that formating your drive is one of the options and this will erase any files you have on the drive.

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