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Laptop is not booting up windows 7?

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  • Started 4 years ago by faizy02
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Windows 7 was installed on my laptop.It was working fine but was a little slow due to viruses and stuff.So i decided to install a fresh copy of 7 .so i formatted the previously installed 7 and installed the new one on it now when i turn on my laptop.compac appears and then a ever lasting black screen, a cursor keeps blinking on upper left corner.plz help
Laptop : Compac presario cq61 sv-300

Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 521

Couple of things you could check

Check the boot order in the bios and make sure that the hard drive is detected there.
There may be a Hard Drive test utility in the bios, try running that to see if the hard drive is faulty.

Question did the laptop boot after the re-install ok?

Posted 4 years ago
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Can you boot in safe mode?

Posted 4 years ago

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