Scenerio.PROBLEM. wife got on this computer and when she began starting it up it went black and read "disk read error, press ctrl alt delete to re start" well she did with no results. I too did with no results, well i went into bios and rearranged boot order, almost opened up windows home screen then went black again. i put boot order back original, i cannnot get this to open correctly. Please help. I need to get this computer on again. all client progress is inside. not to mention spreadsheets, etc...
Could someone please giver directions as to how to turn on or re boot and NOT lose data.
summary: i have 1gb RAM, and 60GB HD. there are about 4-5 GB of hard drive space left, could that too be the reason it shut down. (this is not a gaming computer, simply work.