Thanks for quick replies
Yeah, disk and usb are bootable and they do work. I've tried them with also running diagnostics and device manager recognizes them ok. I got the USB flash drive boot directions from HP site.
I've tried tapping F9 (in this case ESC on this laptop I guess) and only boot option is Hard Drive. If I set HD in BIOS to be for excample nr. 4 with everything else first, the boot menu only shows HD boot. I'll attach some pics:
When I do F9/ESC for Boot options:
Only other menu and it doesn't have Repair option nor access to Repair Manager (since I can't install it... blah)
I tried to boot from a CD I bought from the store so it's original Windows and no luck, same thing: Windows loads automatically, Cd starts but won't boot.
I'm trying not to just rely on repair shop but I guess I'm going to have to