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My acer 5100 laptop will not boot. I get a mesage "hard failure may be imminent, press F1 and continue" When I press F1 the cursor blinks at top left of screen and does nothing else.

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I have one of these! also did you change your operating system? If not when it boots press F2 it will take you to the bios. In this you will see if your hard drive is being recognized. Let me know what happens and I will try to assist you further. Take care.
Be mucho blessed,
Mark

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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