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Windows 7: HP Pavilion laptop cant open up in windows

16 Dec 2015   #1
samnexus

Windows 7 home premium service pack 1
 
 
HP Pavilion laptop cant open up in windows

Hi. My wife dropped her HP Pavilion g4 notebook and the screen got cracked. When I boot it, it comes up with press ESC for start up menu. Like F1, F2, F9, F10 F11 and ENTER. I can go through them but cant get Windows 7 OS.I inserted the WinRE CD but start up repair didnt fix it. I then restore it to factory settings. Now it cant find any system recovery image. Have I really damaged her laptop completely? Do I need the Windows Installation disk? I used the command prompt with the Bootrec options for MBR,BCD,ScanOS, and FixBoot but got message that they are not recognized as internal or external command operable program or batch file. I dont know what to do. Please help with suggestions on what to do. Greatly appreciated. Thanks much Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks much.


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16 Dec 2015   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Hi samnexus, welcome to the Forum.

When a laptop gets dropped it usually damages the hard drive beyond repair. Also depending on how hard it hit the floor a lot of other damage may have been done as you have experienced with the screen.

It would be best to take it to a reliable computer shop & get a quote on the possible cost of repair. Depending on that quote you can decide whether it might be better to replace it.
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