A day or two after my hard drive crash I tried using my mp3 player because I hadn't listened to any music since my computer died. And of course it's dead now too.
I exhausted my recovery options for the hard drive, nothing worked. So this morning I gave it to Tom, and he erased it. I actually teared up, it was really hard. However, after the erase, it still didn't work.
So I am either buying a new hard drive or selling the parts of my laptop to buy a new one.
Either way, it monetarily hurts.