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Usually this means that your hard drive has a bad sector (because of the hard drive needle scratching the disk itself; usually by dropping the laptop) Therefore you need to reinstall the Operating System. You *may* be able to retrieve info by extracting the hard drive and inserting it in an external case and plugging it into a different computer.

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

  • matishad Jul 21, 2010

    I don't have the operating system disk, is there anything else I can do.

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