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Windows 7: Hardware Failure

26 Nov 2009   #1
Akpsp

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Hardware Failure

Hey guys, lastnight i was downloading Runes of Magic on my laptop, then all of a sudden a blue screen appeared, then the laptop shut down. Now when i try to start my laptop goes into start up scan to check for problems. When it gets done it says "remove any plugged in device, music player device disconnect it now and restart windows." Theres no device connected to the laptop, it keep saying that. I think its hard drive failure, but im not too sure. I've been trying to reinstall windows 7 on it but its been stuck at the same place for a long time. Is it a hard drive failure? Or some other hardware failure?


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26 Nov 2009   #2
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Perhaps. Go into BIOS and see if you can find anything in there. If the hard drive is listed it should work properly (right?)
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26 Nov 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Akpsp View Post
Hey guys, lastnight i was downloading Runes of Magic on my laptop, then all of a sudden a blue screen appeared, then the laptop shut down. Now when i try to start my laptop goes into start up scan to check for problems. When it gets done it says "remove any plugged in device, music player device disconnect it now and restart windows." Theres no device connected to the laptop, it keep saying that. I think its hard drive failure, but im not too sure. I've been trying to reinstall windows 7 on it but its been stuck at the same place for a long time. Is it a hard drive failure? Or some other hardware failure?

Hi and welcome

Its ahrdware not HD. can you boot from the dvd? can you safe boot(F8)?

Kennjo
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27 Nov 2009   #4
Akpsp

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

At Sopolias Falst, i cant go into the BIOS cause its password protected. I just recently bought it from a friend, i'll try to get the pass from him within the next few days.

At zigzag3143, i can boot from dvd to try to reinstall window 7, during installation it just stops and stays in the same place.
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09 Dec 2009   #5
Akpsp

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

yup, its hdd failure. a window pops up and says there was something wrong with the hard drive. can i just buy any new hard drive for the laptop? or does it use a specific type of dard drive? its a Gateway E-265M laptop.
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