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1smurff

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hi, started up windows [ laptop ], have a blank screen f8 [restart ] no response , system restore no response , any help please !!!

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Terry Brown

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Woodchip

I'll have to type faster.

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1smurff

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trying to start without battery as i type, i may add that is a windows vista on ie 8

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1smurff

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trying to start without battery as i type, i may add that is a windows vista on ie 8

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1smurff

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to woodchip and terry brown, no beeps no bells, screen says, can I boot it from a second utillity ????? totally lost

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1smurff

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can anywone help, yes or no please

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woodchip

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You could try downloading Ubuntu Linux CD create a CD Iso then boot with that to get at your files first

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1smurff

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regarding ubuntu download, laptop working a ok switched on a ok then blank screen and no respose from keyboard , screen blank, tried without battery, no respose

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rdave13

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Try removing the power block and battery. Press and hold the power button on the laptop for a minute. Reconnect the transformer and try to boot up without the battery. Other post.

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woodchip

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Turn it off then Remove the battery, Try it starting just on Mains Power without battery in slot

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Terry Brown

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First - DON'T PANIC

On your last sucessful bootup was any problems detected ?.

Did you get any sounds (beeps)?.

Have you tried with the power plugged in?.

Terry

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