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HP mini 100e Problems at Startup


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#1 cuban1

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:11 PM

I use a Hp mini 100e laptop and the problem i am facing is i've not been able to access it in days, whenever i pressed the power button, it wont boot up, only performs SMART self test continuously until the power is dead or when i power off again. please what do i do? Thanks.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 11:59 AM

Well...the fact that SMART is engaged...would tell me that the hard drive may be a problem.

I would run the appropriate hard drive diagnostic to check for functionality.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01895819&lc=en&cc=kr&dlc=ko

FWIW: You might find this useful in the future, http://bizsupport2.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c02435733/c02435733.pdf .

If you cannot use the HP tools...follow the instructions for using SeaTools for DOS to check the hard drive. Long test is preferred.

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