HP Laptop Black Screen With Blinking Cursor

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I'm trying to boot up this HP laptop that shows a black screen with a blinking cursor after the HP logo. I've tried using a windows 7 recovery disc to repair start up. I've restored the computer to an earlier date that it was working correctly. I've ran every test in the computer's built in diagnostics, and every single one has passed, and no errors in any part of the system were reported. Also, the computer will not start up in safe mode or anything like that.
Does any one have any clue what's going on and how i could fix this?
 
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When you try Startup Repair...does it find a Operating System and are you using a DVD with W7 on it?
 

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i'm using a system repair disc made from the backup and restore section of the control panel. and when i used this, i had to make the computer boot from the cd.
 

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oh yeah, it worked fine before. This happened like 2 weeks ago, and the laptop isn't even a year old yet.
 
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You can see if it has a recovery partition but be aware that if it is possible to recover the System it will Overwrite all your data. To check try F11 on startup
 

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doing this also brings me to the black screen with blinking cursor
 
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