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Windows 7: bizarre issue

29 Oct 2009   #1
nguyenpk

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
bizarre issue

To start off, I had Windows 7 Professional loaded and working on a HP dv6700CTO. I upgraded from Windows Vista Ultimate.

I had win7 working for about two days until one morning I opened my laptop lid and it gave me a black screen with the error "Operating System not found." I started the laptop up again and it got to the screen stating Starting Windows and just hung there. I tried to reinstall win7 from the original bootable flash drive that I used and when I get to choosing the hard drive to install/format, It can't detect my computer's hard drive. I then tried using a vista dvd to to access my hard drive but it hangs on a black screen with only the mouse pointer appearing after "Windows is loading files." Every now and then the same thing happens when using the win7 flash drive. I'm not sure if this is an issue with my hard drive or something else, I just received this hard drive as a replacement for a failed one a day prior to installing win7.

Any help would be much appreciated


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29 Oct 2009   #2
sdbison

win7
 
 

Sounds like a bad hard drive. What is the brand?
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29 Oct 2009   #3
nguyenpk

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Seagate Momentus 500GB

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sdbison View Post
Sounds like a bad hard drive. What is the brand?
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