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09 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 - HP Laptop G61 110sa not booting into Windows

Hi there

Quite recently i have experienced a bit of trouble booting into my windows 7 from my laptop. The problem starts as soon as i turn on my laptop, as i am left with a totally blank screen which is present for about 5 minutes then an error message comes up stating "windows failed to start, a change in software could be the problem" then it gives me the option to repair which i have done then it states again "windows failed to start etc..." it then asks me to insert a windows installation disc which i have done, but this process doesent seem to work as i have no image restore disc. status: 0x000000f is on this error message along with Info: the boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

i have also downloaded a PW CD to see if i have an active 100MB Partition in which the only active partition is 199MB *.

iam really unsure what to do from here, any help would be great

thanks in advance

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11 Feb 2012   #2

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I would Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

information   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create

Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

How to make HP Recovery DVD disks:
Recover Windows Vista Operating System Using HP Recovery - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

How to make HP Recovery USB disk:
Creating a Recovery Disk on a USB Flash Disk HP Pavilion dv6700z CTO Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

You can Order HP Recovery Disks from here:
Compaq Mini CQ10-500 PC series*-* HP Notebook PCs - Order Recovery Discs for Windows 7, Vista, or XP - c00810334 - HP Business Support Center
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