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Yep... it was the hard disk. I took it to a local repair shop, and sure enough, the thing was about to go. I have it back now and I'm actually using it this very moment. I had to reinstall all the software myself, and I'm still chasing down a few bugs. The dang thing can't find the printer, the speakers, or the wireless mouse!
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There were problems with the hard disk ????
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Yeah, as it was explained to me, there was physical damage to the disk itself. They said they were not able to recover anything from it. Why? Does that sound incorrect?
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That is probable and likely scenario given the error message.

Usually if the hard disk is damaged in one portion, I would prefer a new hard disk as the old one is likely to have recurring problems. That means going thru the whole hassle of installing software again and again.

Old one may also work but I wouldnt prefer to take the risk
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Yeah... I'm stuck in the middle of all that right now... :tazz:
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I would recommend a new hard disk. It will cost, but will give you peace of mind.
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