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Acer aspire 5100- 3949 NEED Hard Drive Drivers
You don't need a hard drive driver, this is taken care of by the BIOS.\015\012If the hard drive has disappeared then it is most likely the hard drive is dead. Go into the BIOS configuration to see if it has detected the hard drive, if it is not ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
Vaio fj270 wont boot to windows stuck with a blinking underscore
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Maxtor One Touch Mini 4 external 160 Gb no longer recognized by computer. Any way to retrieve data? The disk still spins (I can feel it when I hold it in my hand), but the laptop (Windows XP) won't acknowledge it anymore. It's only a cuople months old, so I can get a new one, but even though THEIR device went bad, they want to charge me $1700 to restore data!!! Unbelievable!
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GETTING ON MY LAPTP: PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
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I think i have lost my recovery partition and i don't have haveany recovery cd so how can i recover my laptop and that partition is unllocated
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Replace existing 40GB internal HDD in laptop with 160GB internal
Ok first of all Hi!Now in order to transfer the right stuff from your hard drive to the new one. You will need to follow these instructions and i provided you with 2 methods.\015\012\015\012LONG METHOD (USE NEW HARD DRIVE ... PC Laptops
How can a transfer my info from a broken computer to a new one?
You need to purchase an external enclosure and install the old laptop hard drive in it. Then plug it into your desktop and copy the files .\015\012Buy it here:\015\012 ... PC Laptops
Operating System Not Found, Can't Use CD Drive
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Upgrading the Acer Aspire 3050 80GB Hard Drive to something bigger??
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Dell xps m1530 formatted hdd now it wont boot
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Laptop wont start up
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Gateway MT3421 Laptop start-up Issues
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It is sayingpri master disk s.m.a.r.t.status bad back up and replace . and wen i try to boot it is saying fileootcd status;oxc000000f.info an error occuredwhile attemting to read the boot configuration data .and its saying windows failed to start and wonts me to in sert instalation disc but no ware for a disc to go on the lap top
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Acer 3680 needs several days rest before restarting.
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I WANT TO UPGRADE MY 10GB HARD DRIVE MYSELF!
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I want to change the hard drive on my Gateway MT6705
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Simpletech external hard drive is showing as write-protected disk
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Having problems upgrading my laptop hard drive !!!
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Selecting a replacement hard drive for Dell Inspiron 8500
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USB malfunction Ok, As i plug my HDD devices in (my mouse), after a certain time it will stop working. I have tried using all the different USB ports, but no sign of success. Help needed. PLEAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSEEEEEEEEEE
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Have windows vista and wanting to install xp
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Problem with some keys of keyboard
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My windows explorer stops and restarts please help me to solve the same
It's possible that it's a hardware problem or your computer is infected by a computer virus. Does it restart when you see the windows XP logo or when you are in the desktop? or Does it restart before seeing the windows xp welcome screen? Since this i ... Acer Extensa 4620-6402 Notebook
DST short status test failure
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Installation of a 2nd hard drive steps & tips
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