Gateway laptop NV help please [Closed]

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I have a gateway laptop NV series & when I start it up it goes to a screen that says Windows failed to start. Status:0xc000000f
Info:The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

My laptop did not come with any discs. Is there any way to fix this???
My graduate thesis is on it & am pulling my hair out. Thank you.

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It's possible the hard disk has failed. But, if it hasn't you could remove the hard disk. Put it in a USB adapter and access the data from another computer. A local repair shop should be able to sell you the adapter and remove the drive for under $50.

I know it's too late. But, you should have been emailing yourself copies of the thesis on a regular basis. That way you would only have lost a day or two of work.

Good Luck

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