Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook ?

HELP - My Hard Drive Died - HELP

\015 HITACHI Hard Drive Model# HTS541080G9AT00, 5400RPM, ATA/IDEfrom an Acer Aspire 5100-3583 Laptop.A few days earlier it just suddenly turned off. I turned it back on easilyand it first showed a dark screen with some message about checking the Cdisk and it went on normally. Less than a week later, the computer wentdead and never turned back on again. The little pin-head size green lighton the front edge of the laptop is on showing power is on, but when youpush the computer on botton, nothing happens. I may be wrong, but I amassuming the Hard Drive disk does not turn.I have a 3 years old Western Digital ATA 40 Gig Hard Drive also from a desk top with un-backed updata and un-printed family photos which went dead and I can't get the data back.I wrote to Western Digital and said; If you take my C-disk out and place it inan out-dated same capacity external USB Hard Drive and sell it to me at acouople of hundred dollars, judging by the fact that there are today over10 Million un-backed up dead Hard Drives in the US, you should easily makea few $Billion from your outdated stuff. Isn't that good considering the depressionwe are in? They cowardly said; ''...we don't do that, sorry!''You tech guys, can't you do that and make a big chunk of that waiting few $Billion? Please let me know, I will be your first customer. Thank you!\015

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Put the laptop in the freezer for a couple hours. i heard that can temporarily fix a problem with a Hard Drive. If it works then quickly back up the Hard Drive and get a new one and upload everything onto that one. Caution: i dont know any side effects of freezing the laptop so freeze it at your own risk.
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