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Hp laptop w/ windows 7 trouble

Q: Hp laptop w/ windows 7 trouble

Ive got a 2 yr old laptop that my parents bought for me at walmart of all places. I basically just use it for facebook, facebook games, and email. havent had any real issue til now. at first, when it was plugged in it would start up and let me log into windows but would immediately shut down. later it started going through a disk check when I turned it on and would shut off before it was complete. if the power cord was connected it would have a big red x over the power cord logo on the bottom right. I was going to factory reset it but I cannot get that far before it shuts off. bettery is fine and power cord is good. had them both tested. PLEASE HELP!!! IM VERY POOR SND CANNOT TAKE IT TO A REPAIR SHOP!! tyvm

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A: Hp laptop w/ windows 7 trouble

It won't stay on long enough to do anything so this doesn't look promising. Have you tried removing the battery and just using the power brick?
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A:Trouble Installing Windows 7 On Laptop

Erase partition... leave it blank and try reinstalling windows again... letting the windows setup partition the drive itself (unless you are trying to do some dual booting magic).
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main partition is missing

Your main partition may be corrupted or the HDD may have failed
Boot into Setup (Bios) does your HDD show here?
If so, on another computer download the ISO version of Seatools in my signature. Burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature. Boot off of the newly created CD in the troubled computer and run the Short and Long tests on the drive. If either test fails the HDD needs to be replaced.
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** I should have used phrases like "you may" "you might" and so on; take the following in the spirit of possibilities, not any "commands" **
I know next to nothing about Windows 8, however, I do know Windows 7 Pro.
Did you make any full image OS partition backups before all of this happened?
If yes, restore that image.
If no, then, you will have to make a USB or DVD boot from something similar to Macrium Reflect. Booting that backup/restore utility, you can make a folders/files backup onto any known-good external media. In fact, maybe make two such backups onto two external media [external HDs probably would be best].
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A:HELP! Windows Vista Acer Laptop Trouble...

1st Run a hard ware diagnose test to see if there is any hardware issue
2nd The battery is not holding charge because perhaps you have over charge the laptop too much which have damage the lifetime of the battery.. check that with another charger.. might be the charger is faulty as well "which I doubt"

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What have you done in the past to fix the crash ?

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A:Trouble installing windows on laptop: Disks is GPT partition style.

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All other hardware/software stock from HP

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A:New HP Laptop Trouble

I see that the computer has a touchpad. It could have a loose connection or be going bad. On the other hand I have heard of people accidently hitting the pad with their thumbs when they are typing causing the curser on the screen to move and screens to open, Etc. You may be able to turn the pad off in the computer bios. to see if the problem stops. If so then you will neeed to see if the problem is your typing or the pad. BOL
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What OS are you using?
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A:I have trouble with my Laptop...

Are you on about a User password when you get to the login screen, or a Bios password?

If bios, try goin to your manufacturers website and see if they have got a Backdoor BIOS Password.The backdoor password is a BIOS password that works, no matter what the user sets the BIOS password to.

Here are a list of passwords for different Bios:

AMI Backdoor BIOS Passwords

Reported AMI backdoor BIOS passwords include A.M.I., AAAMMMIII, AMI?SW , AMI_SW, BIOS, CONDO, HEWITT RAND, LKWPETER, MI, and PASSWORD.
Award Backdoor BIOS Passwords

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Phoenix Backdoor BIOS Passwords

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Backdoor BIOS Passwords from Other Manufacturers

Remember that what you see listed may not be the actual backdoor BIOS password, this BIOS password may simply have the same checksum as the real backdoor BIOS password. For Award BIOS, this checksum is stored at F000:EC60.

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A:Having trouble with laptop

You have a few options, but your first has got to be to save your cousin's information/files.

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The bios seem to be missing any suggestions..
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A:laptop trouble

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A:laptop trouble

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A:Laptop Trouble

I have also tried to repair windows through boot cd and once again it switches computer off.:If this is the case then it leads me to believe that it is a hardware issue. Perhaps overheating due to a defective or inoperative fan, or dust accumilation inside the computer maybe. Or it could be due to defective RAM. If there are two pieces of RAM you could always remove one and see if this issue persists. If it does, swap the pieces and try again. This would identify which piece of RAM is defective, if any. On a laptop RAM is usally accessable from the underside.
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A:I have trouble with my laptop

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A:Laptop Trouble

Two possibilities:

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A:Why is it so much trouble to log into my laptop?

As an update, I have been able to log in now with all my files, but this probably isn't going to be the last that this happens.
(I made an account after making the post)
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A:Laptop trouble.

not sure if you need to send it away for repairs ,i will address the overheating and say purchase a can of compressed air and blow out fan and heatsinc for starters ,
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xcocreate Instance
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A:laptop trouble - please help

Did you get any software with it, such as a system restore disk? Have you run virus and spyware scans? Can you post more on the configuration and operating system details? Is the wireless built in or could it be that they were using a pcmcia card for wireless that they didn't include with the machine?

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Do you have a recovery disc ?
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can only find 2 on HP US website
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Quote: Originally Posted by jsmoline

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search google for them

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Hi, and welcome to TSF.

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Have you tried a Repair Install using your XP CD?

Doing A Repair Install In Windows XP!
Make sure you have your valid Windows XP key.
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System Restore.

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What make and model laptop is it ?

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