Acer Aspire kinda Died! HELP

HarrisDougie

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I need all of you who are cleverer that me to help me my Acer Aspire 5738Z seems to have died! The disk drive is broken so rule out anything to do with that. When I boot it up it says Failure predicted on disk WDC etc etc Press F1 to continue, when I do that it flashes a small line in the top corner.

I've attempted Linux but it failed so all I need is a way to get any OS running on it.

Thanks
 

JefferyD90

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Well the error "Failure predicted on disk WDC" seems to tell us that the Hard Drive is failing. So I would suggest you get a new Hard Drive!
 

HarrisDougie

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I'm getting a new desktop soon so I probably won't brother I was just wondering I there was any hope of resuscitating it in the mean time
 

JefferyD90

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Yea, hard drives are mechanical devices and they ALL will fail. No way around it. If you get 3-5 years out of one, be happy. Thats a typical life span for them. If you want to avoid the life span of them, then get a SSD they will last longer than you will. If you want a good platter drive grab a Western Digital Caviar Black Edition. They are always the best platters on the market.
 
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