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laptop startup error

by amithram / April 25, 2012 6:25 AM PDT

When I switch on my laptop it gives error message that "BOOT UP PROCESS NOT FOUND",it tells to do memory test and also the harddisk test I did memory test it says ok but upon harddisktest test it says "NOT FOUND" or"doesn't exit even sometimes it also says to "INSTALL AN OPERATING SYSTEM" but upon several attempts to log on by pressing Ctrl,Alt,Delete it works but it keeps on freezing.
laptopmodel:compaq presarioCQ62

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Did you try another hard drive?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 25, 2012 6:34 AM PDT
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Or this hard drive in another machine?

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laptop error
by amithram / May 9, 2012 8:33 AM PDT

Yes I tried the harddrive in another computer it does not works I showed it to one repair agent he advised me that hard drive is no longer working all the sectors of the hard drive has gone bad and I'll have to replace by a new one

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That's good to read.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 9, 2012 8:50 AM PDT
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Laptop SATA hard drives are cheaper than a new laptop.

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