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Windows 7: Bad hard disk, Did windows reinstallation, slow, crashes blue screens

22 Jun 2016   #1
lingwing

Windows 7 Home Prem. 32bit
 
 
Bad hard disk, Did windows reinstallation, slow, crashes blue screens

So 2 months ago i was shutting down my vaio laptop and i was in a hurry so i closed the lid while shutting down. i didnt get back on the laptop till the next day and it didnt boot like normal. it sent me to startup repair and i left it to scan for a good week and it told me it was a bad hard disk. i then ordered a windows installation disc and did the process of a clean installation since i couldnt do a upgrade. after a successful reinstallation i saw my network adapter wAs missing so then i reset my laptop to factory settings through vaio rescue care or something. it fixed the missing network driver and was working ok throighout the day until i started to actually do things on the computer like downloading a few programs i use. it was veryyy slow and kept freezing and programs kept say not responding. i even began to hear clunking noises in the laptop. it then crashed and lead to a blue screen and after that it said operating system not found. i typed in commands, using command prompt, "bootrec /fixmbr" "bootrec /fixboot" and "bootrec /rebuildbcd" and typed exit and restarted my pc. it boot and worked for a good 5 minutes into using it. then crashed again and typed the commands again and i got off the laptop for the rest of the night since i was so frustrated. im wondering how can i save my laptop from dying. i do not have the money to take it for professional help or to buy a new pc. i do not care to save any files as everything was already wiped. how can you save a bad hard disk which has clunking noises, or is it just completely done for good. please help


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22 Jun 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Lingwing,
If the hard drive is on its last legs then you need to back up your data IMMEDIATELY.
A new set of installation discs will NOT make a blind bit of difference
follow the instructions in this link.
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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