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Old 05-13-2008
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AHHH!! ok had to get out my sytem lol


Pues my damn laptop is not starting. The last thing I was one before shuting it down was here on Soy (not blaming soy lol)...hopefully some one can help me. All I know its an HP, I barely baught it two years ago. It turns on and it seems as if its going to start then it goes to this black screen and says the following.....

We aplogize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.

If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose the Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that worked.

If a previous startup attempt was interrupted due to a power failure or because the Power or Reset button was pressed, or if you aren't sure what caused the problem, choose Start Windows Normally.


Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Last Know Good Configuration ( your most recent settings that worked)

Start Windows Normally


Well Ive tried all of them and It looks as if its going to start but it just goes back to this same screen, Its getting me mad I feel like throwing the damn computer to wall....


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ur hardrive might be fucked up that happened to me about 3 weeks ago n it cost me about 175 to get it fixed
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ur hardrive might be fucked up that happened to me about 3 weeks ago n it cost me about 175 to get it fixed
hmmm maybe I taught it got some kind of viruse pero I don't know

heres a pic of how it looks

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it might be if u tried all the options n its still fucking up u should go get it checked out
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that happens to me when i dont shut down correctly... exact same screen and an hp thats about a yr and a half old... but it usually starts fine with the option of starting normally
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hmm yea ima have to go get it fixed damn!!

lol yea maybe I didn't shut down the computer correctly.... the good shit is que se chingo right now that my semester of school ended si no I wouldve been in deep shit cause I needed the computer for one of my classes....
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GO here, www.hp.com/go/outofwarranty Thats the free tech support hp gives out for their customers if they are out of warranty, they walk you step by step on the troubleshooting.

The problem is that your OS system got currupted, and about 90% of the time its fixable, the other 10% your HHD has failed, which means that you need a new HHD. Usually with a system restore or recovery should fix it, if you made your recovery cds, if not you can always order them online or callng HP. THE RECOVERY WILL FORMATT YOUR HHD.
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If Last Know Good Configuration or Safe Mode does not work then I would say the Operating System might need to be reinstalled or the Hard Drive has given out.

It's been a long day so I am a little burned out on support. Maybe SJ or Chiano831 can help.

By the way you are support person's wet dream. You gave perfect information and then a screenshot!
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and her avatar is not half bad, is she married? Her OS is messed up big time if she cant get into safe mode like cholo said. Take it to a shop or a knowlegable friend, if the files you will lose by reformatting were valuable to you (i.e. family pics, work, etc). He or she should know how to bypass windows to get to your files or how to install windows to a different subdirectory than the default one. If I was to do this i would stick a pclinuxos cd in your drive to get to your files, and then burn them to cd using k3b. If you do not care about the files then simply find an xp cd and reinstall the operating sytem, follow the prompts.
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so what happened?
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By the way you are support person's wet dream. You gave perfect information and then a screenshot!
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and her avatar is not half bad, is she married? Her OS is messed up big time if she cant get into safe mode like cholo said. Take it to a shop or a knowlegable friend, if the files you will lose by reformatting were valuable to you (i.e. family pics, work, etc). He or she should know how to bypass windows to get to your files or how to install windows to a different subdirectory than the default one. If I was to do this i would stick a pclinuxos cd in your drive to get to your files, and then burn them to cd using k3b. If you do not care about the files then simply find an xp cd and reinstall the operating sytem, follow the prompts.

yea Im gonna take the laptop this weekend to fix I guess...I was going to try to use that recovery disc like mairim said but im not sure if thats even gonna work
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yea Im gonna take the laptop this weekend to fix I guess...I was going to try to use that recovery disc like mairim said but im not sure if thats even gonna work
So why don't you try it? Are you afraid you are going to break something? If it doesn't work nothing lost, if it does work money saved.
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^^ true, if you take it anywhere they are gonna ask you for the recovery cds since the OS is bad, the recovery cds, formatt your HHD and set everything back to its original setting, therefore fixing the OS. Now if that doesnt work then your HHD is bad, and you need to buy one and still need the recovery cds to out the OS in.
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^^ true, if you take it anywhere they are gonna ask you for the recovery cds since the OS is bad, the recovery cds, formatt your HHD and set everything back to its original setting, therefore fixing the OS. Now if that doesnt work then your HHD is bad, and you need to buy one and still need the recovery cds to out the OS in.
Slight correction, its HDD not HHD.

HDD=Hard Disk Drive
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Slight correction, its HDD not HHD.

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thanks, i always do that!ol
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