|Any numbers or other words that tell what the error is?|
If you have the owners manual be sure to take note on how to recover it to OEM or original state.
I'd use a live cd to move data off then reload it from scratch. If it then failed it would be some hardware issue. You might have seen the hardware issue with the live cd too.
1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.