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Disk 0 partition 1:system Disk 0 Partition 2 Primary 32 Gigabytes Disk 0 Unallocated Space 546 GB=Windows cannot... Reply With Quote 08-11-201206:23 PM #2 Earther View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Senior Member Join Date Oct 2009 Location Molopo Posts 291 Re: Unfortunately though there were no disks that came with laptop and I didn't do any backups. And I guess replacement keyboards are not horribly expensive. weblink

Trending Should i get a macbook or pay off my car? 9 answers Best Apple product ever made? 21 answers How long does a watch battery last? 6 answers More questions An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Originally Posted by FlatspinZA Try changing the boot order of your devices in your BIOS? Will do a reboot in a minute and see if it holds up.update: just re-booted and its still perfect. https://www.boards.ie/b/thread/2056378403

Everytime I turn on the external HD it auto backups my partitions and bootable image. Anything I've overlooked? http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DocumentIndex.jsp?contentType=SupportManual&lang=en&cc=us&docIndexId=64179&taskId=135&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=3213865 danjo-xx Registered User 06-Sep-2011 18:25 #11 ressem thanks for those links, I installed the new driver and re-booted and it was looking good for a minute, got thin thread like

No bootable device --insert boot disk and press any key. If you opened a computer up before and installed stuff you should be able replace the screen, plenty of guides out there, youtube etc.Also look for a service manual for your The easiest way to confirm that is to go into BIOS and check the date: if it's somewhere WAY back in time - the beastie I'm fighting with resets its date Reply With Quote 09-11-201212:34 AM #15 bdt View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Super Grandmaster Join Date Jun 2004 Location Mama Randburg, middle of

Gallery Reviews Shave Wiki Contribute MENU Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links Search Media New Media Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Have an account? All posts copyright their original authors. http://ask.metafilter.com/23898/Is-my-laptop-keyboard-kaput you might do more damage even by turning thing on and off over and over.

give that a try. But the laptop was still very slow. Thanks for all the answers so far! Like thousand dollar expensive.

Oct 11, 2012 #3 zenless There are a couple of options, depending on what you have available to you and what you are willing to spend. Driver failure? I love to experiment with dead drives and bring them back to life. I assume the power adaptor is OK.

Related Categories: europe « Speaking in Deutsch Euro Coinage » Leave a Reply Cancel reply © 2017 Henry Poon's Blog Theme by Anders Norén — Up ↑ %d bloggers like this: have a peek at these guys Just enter CMOS and see if your HDD is showing - if it is, cool, if not that still doesn't mean it's poked. Log in / Register Forums What's New? Any help will be appreciated.

Expand» Details Details Existing questions More Tell us some more Upload in Progress Upload failed. Trending Now Bradley Cooper Alison Krauss Taylor Lautner Robert Downey Jr Free Tax Filing Norton Antivirus Barry Gibb Dallas Cowboys Faith Hill COPD Treatments Answers Relevance Rating Newest Oldest Best Answer: I tried to restore my computer to factory default settings because all my documents were gone, user profile lost, and laptop was awfully slow and got this during the reinstallation of check over here It's pretty simple unless the drive is physically shot.

Driver failure? And when that happens the PC can't determine the geometry/(logical) layout of the drive (it can't talk to it) so stops with a 'no bootable device' error. Yes if you had a faulty hard drive then your OS would all around have a difficult time booting up...

Update 2: I did check the laptop before the restore with Malwarebytes and came up with only two infections.

If you decide to trash it, consider there is dropbox for such equipment in Knoppieslaaghte (near Diepsloot). Answer Questions IPad mini 4 fit iPad mini 3 case? No, create an account now. Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Also, the cd drive can be used independantly for playin music without turning the laptop on, but that isn't workin either. No promise, no pay if succeed, just hobby. Keep in mind that I don't know much about computers outside of using them, so I might need step by step instructions. http://esecurelive.com/is-my/is-my-laptop-a-goner.html The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

Think I'll give up the ghost this time owes me nowt anyway. http://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.htm Works ok, a good other option to just using the USB to ATA adapter before looking into data recovery services! Would a laptop with these specs be able to run Overwatch and Garden Warfare 2 at high settings at least? If that doesn't work there are data recovery companies out there that use voodoo (and re-manufacturing the drive in a way) to recover the data.

Can u put pc harddrive in a laptop? I would suggest just open your laptop at the back and remove the hard drive and put it back, see if nothing has come lose there, then reboot into bios and Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... hmmmmm yoyo Moderator 13-Sep-2011 22:23 #15 danjo-xxsaid: Its very iffy.......one day I still get the white lines and next its fine.

Back up! It's trying to do a LAN boot... Does the bands appear on the monitor aswell? Reply With Quote + Reply to Thread Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation PC Hardware and Gadgets Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's

Just enter CMOS and see if your HDD is showing - if it is, cool, if not that still doesn't mean it's poked. Looks like the video card has gone in it, is it a Nvidia 8xxx series card? Look for a replacement screen on ebay for it, usually around the €80-90 euro mark, sometimes less. Oct 11, 2012 #4 superbleu you can try a live linux distro to boot up the computer then transfer everything to an external drive.

My warranty was long gone when it started happening.posted by redteam at 9:32 AM on September 11, 2005 Well, it could be any of the following: the contacts/buttons on each of Oct 11, 2012 #17 Kentos Moderator Emeritus My HD in the iMac died a month ago.