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Bootup problems even with system repair disk


antony.dandrea

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All of a sudden, I am unable to boot my laptop.

The hard drive come up on the boot list but when I load, it just shows a black screen and doesn't even make it to the windows screen.

There is no sign of the HDD being physically damaged (no click of death or other strange sounds).

When I put in the system repair disk that I burned and even when I put in the OS disk, it loads files and boots to a black screen with the cursor.

I have taken the HDD out and put it on my other computer and the System Reserve partition loads fine but not the partition with all the files.

I have tried chkdsk, but it was taken hours to do not many files out of a lot of files!

Why would the system repair disk not load?

Thanks,

Antony

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antony.dandrea

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I remember when I used to post things on here, I would get a pretty quick response.

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antony.dandrea

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I remember when I used to post things on here, I would get a pretty quick response.

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chub_tor

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Can you get into Safe Mode? Try tapping F8 at bootup click here for details

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Make and model of laptop?

which operating system? windows xp, vista, 7 or 8?

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