[UPDATE: 3/3 8:45PM] Thank you everyone for your help. I followed facw’s tutorial and got all the way to booting Unbutu on the dying laptop, only to find that no files at all were visible so there was nothing to copy or transfer ☹️☹️☹️☹️☹️☹️☹️☹️ Maybe I can pay someone to take this bad boy apart or something...

Pardon my French, but 2019 blows.

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My computer went black and restarted, but has been stuck on this spooky screen for hours. Then it said unable to restart. Did it again. Attempted to restart normally, now it’s stuck on this screen:

These are the only two choices I’m given and neither work.


If the computer is dead, it is what it is, but I have many files on it that I absolutely must have, but I can’t.