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What do you mean with "crashed" ?
if your harddrive is dead, you need to replace your hdd.
if your OS is crashed, try to go to safe mode and backup your data, and reload the OS.
if you have software to diagnostic your hdd and rams it would be good to diagnostic that. it might found what it cause your hdd crashed

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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