WR2 said: Do you have all your important files and personal data backed up?Anything on the HDD that you can't live without?
WR2 said: Did you get a copy of the Windows XP installation disk when you got that laptop?
WR2 said: OK, we can try something else first. We're not sure if that hard disk is working or not.See if you can get into the Acer eRecovery Management. Use Alt + F10 at power on.http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/1294/ss014.jpgUploaded with ImageShack.us