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Ouch, this is not what you like to see.

This is often caused by two things:

  1. A virus
  2. A bad disk drive
Since you cannot get into the computer your left with checking the disk drive. Disk drive manufactures have diagnostic programs you can download. On another computer, download Seagate disk tools from their web site. Burn a CD and boot your laptop with it. Run diagnostics.

If it says you don't have a Seagate disk, it will tell you the brand. Go to that brands web site, repeat above.

If you have a bad disk, then you need to replace it. On laptops it is fairly straight forward but you also need to restore your system. If you don't have restore disks, you'll have to buy them from the laptop manufacture.

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