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Cant access windows...Black Screen

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by radarrocket, Dec 21, 2012.

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  1. radarrocket

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    I have a H P Pavilion dv5 laptop that has windows 7.. I cannot access windows 7 or any of the recovery methods.. I've tried a system restore disk i burned from my wifes computer and it didn't work ... I cannot access anything except the systems configuration, boot options etc... Tried tapping the f8 key.. f11.. still no luck. At startup the HP logo comes on for a second then goes to a black screen with a flashing bar in the upper left hand corner of the screen.. Can you help me solve this problem please?
     
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    Even before doing the above, does the BIOS (Setup) even detect the hard drive? If the BIOS includes a hard drive diagnostic you could try that one first.
     
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