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10 Feb 2012  
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Den90 View Post
Hi, so I removed the hard drive from my laptop and booted the computer with my recovery cd and it actually worked. No blank screen, the dvd I booted actually showed up. Does this mean my hard drive or some file on it is corrupt? Do you think replacing the laptop hard drive will fix the issue?

I would probably reformat the drive, and run a chkdsk on it. There are also several hard drive diagnostic utilities out there, some specifically made for the hard drive. What hard drive do you have?

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