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#1 Jimmy Murphy

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 01:57 PM

My laptop wont boot correctly. After turning on it will do the usual process and then after loading it stops and im unable to get to the screen where i type in my password. The screen is black with a mouse and then turns blue after awhile with the mouse. Ive tried loading the repair windows from the f8 menu and non of that will load after selected. It just takes me back to the blue/black screen and I've tried clicking start windows normally and that will not work either it takes me back to the windows can't start screen...i did get an error message that say's something like can't boot up due to damaged/corrupt'd file.

Any information would be great...i did some research on this issue and some websites are saying its the graphics card, or mobo (mother board) but I'm just not sure so once again any information would be great thanks!

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 09:27 PM

If you have Vista DVD...

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88236-re...tall-vista.html

If you don't have Vista DVD...

1. Create Vista Recovery Disc.

Option 1:
http://www.c4consulting.com.au/soluctions/...0SOLUCTIONS.htm

Option 2:
Download Vista Recovery Disc iso image: http://neosmart.net/blog/2008/windows-vist...-disc-download/
Burn it to CD, or DVD: http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/G/Burning...+to+a+CD+or+DVD

2. Boot from created disk.
At first screen click on Repair your computer:
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This will bring you to a new screen where the repair process will look for all Windows Vista installations on your computer. When done you will be presented with the System Recovery Options dialog box:
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After this, it will present you with a list of options including startup repair, system restore and command prompt:
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Try System Restore, first.
If that doesn't work, try Startup Repair.

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