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Windows 7: Laptop Won't Boot

09 Aug 2015   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Laptop Won't Boot

Somehow some files got messed up on my laptop and it wouldn't boot. When I got home I put the Macrium Boot Disc in and was going to restore an image. The disk won't boot. It just tries to load and doesn't. I then tried to boot a Windows 7 disk (an Original) and it won't boot. It only gets as far as the Windows logo and appears to stop loading. The Windows Logo is still moving a little as if it is loading, but nothing happens. The DVD drive is lighting up as if working but in a few minutes it stops lighting up.. Why can't I get a boot from my DVD drive? == One more thing, in the Bios under boot drives, the SSD is labeled as HDD instead of SSD. That should not matter should it? (DVD is first boot option)


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10 Aug 2015   #2
paul1149

Linux Lite 2.8 x64 (full-featured, fast, rock-solid)
 
 

Try cleaning the lens of the optical drive with a little rubbing alcohol, with the unit off.
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10 Aug 2015   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paul1149 View Post
Try cleaning the lens of the optical drive with a little rubbing alcohol, with the unit off.
Thanks for the advice. == This morning I remembered I had the old HDD that I used before I bought the SSD. The HDD booted fine. I guess the SSD just died. I had limited info on there so there was nothing lost. I will just have to get a new SSD at some point.
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11 Aug 2015   #4
madd74

 

I am facing same problem. My dell laptop is also not booting or hang my laptop.
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