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Windows 7: Sudden Death, computer no longer boots

16 Oct 2012   #11

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

News flash - CD/DVD drive gone again! Tested in another machine and the device is fine.

Oh well, I can live without it and use a USB CD/DVD drive on this machine.

You're right.... there's something not quite right about the f700 models. Maybe if I hang it out the 4th floor window by it's feet it will start cooperating

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17 Oct 2012   #12

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

I am convinced that it is the controller on the motherboard that fails. Every now and then it flickers some life just to lead us on to waste some more time on it!
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17 Oct 2012   #13

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

Well, that made me laugh. It's true though - just enough to make you think "I could figure this out" -
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