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Windows 7: Windows 7 not booting up!

17 May 2010   #1
goku2000u

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 not booting up!

I have Compaq Presario CQ61. Basically go to Youtube and play games I install with my CD!! I don't download anything. Now the problem I'm having is my laptop won't boot and all I see is the Caps Lock and Num Lock lights blinking and just a black screen.

I just bought this laptop recently and now I am getting very frustrated!! I would be very happy if someone could help me, I would very much appreciate that. Thanks in advance!!


Mike



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17 May 2010   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Are you able to boot into safe mode (F8) ??
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17 May 2010   #3
goku2000u

Windows 7
 
 

Nothing. It's just a blank screen when I boot it and flashing on my keyboard
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17 May 2010   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Try doing a repair install ... Repair Install
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17 May 2010   #5
goku2000u

Windows 7
 
 

Wait... How can I do that?? I'm using a desktop computer to post this thread... does that mean my laptop is gone for good??
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17 May 2010   #6
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

do you have an external monitor you can try hooking it up to? it might have a dead LCD screen. I dont know if the -lock keys flash when the LCD screen dies. I will look for info.
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17 May 2010   #7
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You will need to insert your installation DVD, then boot your machine from it...select repair install from the options menu...
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17 May 2010   #8
goku2000u

Windows 7
 
 

Ok, no... I'm officially screwed then. The box didn't come with an installation disc... There goes another laptop And it was still brand new.

But don't sweat it, guys, I appreciate your time helping me.
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17 May 2010   #9
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

I dont think your officially screwed.
You can still get installation discs from Compaq.

or try running a ubuntu disk. Ubuntu is free and can run from the CD so it is a good test.
go to their site
Ubuntu Home Page | Ubuntuand burn the .iso file to a CD
Download Ubuntu | Ubuntu
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17 May 2010   #10
goku2000u

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks, I'll give it a try and report back when it's done.
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