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Windows 7: Toshiba SatelliteL455-S5976 Blk screen on boot with mouse cursor help

26 Nov 2012   #61
BadCompany

 

We will see I guess. I just don't understand how there can be errors even though I whiped the drive before and stuff. I thought one you wipe a drive if should be error free?


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26 Nov 2012   #62
gregrocker

 

You are misunderstanding "errors." File system errors discovered by Disk Check are often reparable, however massive errors during Disk Check often portend physical problems with the HD.

This is checked by the maker's own HD diagnostics which check the actual surface condition of the HD rather than the file system which reside on it. In some cases bad sectors can be repaired or sequestered, but if not the HD is declared bad to prevent future data loss resulting from continued operation.
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26 Nov 2012   #63
BadCompany

 

Well here is the outcome of the full erasure. This pic is what it says. So I assume the HD is dead.


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26 Nov 2012   #64
gregrocker

 

It is what it is.
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26 Nov 2012   #65
BadCompany

 

Thanks for your help in diagnosis, much appreciated plus I learned more than ever about Win 7.
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26 Nov 2012   #66
gregrocker

 

Good to know. You're welcome.

Be sure to follow the steps with the new HD to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
to get and keep a perfect install.
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