the next morning i try turning it on to find that after a gateway screen appears, i am stuck at a black screen with a blinking cursor on the top left. she looks at me and tells me its my problem now. i booted from disk and tried to repair, i got to a screen showing partitions, to find that no partitions were recognized. tried to create one, but it couldn't find the 30 gig. harddrive. i'm clueless as to what to do now. i've looked everywhere online for help, but can find none. does anybody have any ideas before i shell out the last bit of my cash to take it to get repaired?
thank you very much
broke and confused chris in bloomington, in