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Windows 7: Acer Aspire 5742Z boots up, then black srceen with mouse only

28 Jan 2013   #11

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Original hard drive of 320gb which did not boot this Monday morning, replaced with WD 500gb sata. It booted up with no problem. Will f/u with another post tomorrow.

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29 Jan 2013   #12

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Replacing hard drive did the trick, old hard drive was only 2.5years old per MFG date. Case resolved.
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29 Jan 2013   #13

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Replace hard drive yesterday, got rid of original 320gb drive. Everything working no stops for freezes. RESOLVED.
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29 Jan 2013   #14

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Thanks for the update. :)
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