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Notebook won't start

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Ccucu, Dec 21, 2010.

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  1. Ccucu

    Ccucu Thread Starter

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    Hello.

    I have a Fujitsu Siemens Notebook Esprimo Mobile V5515.
    Operating System is Windows XP SP3.

    In the morning or when I first turn it on the notebook won't start. It goes to BIOS, or boot options, I try to boot Windows it just freezes. I have to manually turn it down and try again.
    Yesterday after 8 tries the Notebook started. I did a virus check, cleaned the system. I checked the operating system and I saw some errors there and I believed I have some more viruses, so I left it for today.

    I downloaded the latest Kasperky Rescue Disk and wanted to scan the computer with it.
    This morning I start it up, it's the same as yesterday. I tried booting to the Kasperky Rescue CD and the same happens, the Computer freezes while loading the system.

    So it's not Windows, I guess it's some hardware problem?

    Did anyone else encounter this?

    Thanks
     
  2. aks88

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    Are you able to boot to safe mode?
    Press F8 after you start the system and then select safe mode.
     
  3. Ccucu

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    No.
    After some restarts it starts up normally, but at start it won't start normally, safe mode, not even from CDs
     
  4. aks88

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    There is a low probability for the hardware problem. If possible try to format the system once.
     
  5. Ccucu

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    I formatted my HDD yesterday, installed a fresh copy of Windows XP and just put drivers on.
    I let it rest until this morning to see if the problem persists after the notebook was off.

    And the problem is still here.

    Only today it stopped with an error once, a TRAP 00000006 EXCEPTION

    tr=0028 cr0=80000011 cr2=0 cr3=00039000 gdt limit=03ff base=0003f000 idt limit=07ff base=0003f400
    cs:eip=0008:000073d0 flags=00010046 NoCy Zr Down TrapDis ds=0010 es=0010
    edi=00000004 esi=00000022 ebp=0005fa04 cr0=80000011 fs=0030 gs=0000

    Now I have n experience with black screen errors, please help :)
     
  6. aks88

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    Did you format all the drives?

    How long have you been using XP without any problem?
     
  7. Ccucu

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    I formatted whole HDD, full format using windows setup.

    Notebook is 3 years old, used only on business stuff, office, documents, internet.

    I never had hardware problems with it in the past, just software related, virus or similar.
    I installed windows on it 3-4 times, always XP.
     
  8. aks88

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    The error message is related to your hard disk.

    Your hard disk seems to have got severely damaged. You may have to go for a new hard disk.
     
  9. Ccucu

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    I'll try to install a new HDD in the notebook today and I'll see tomorrow if the problems persist
     
  10. aks88

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    There is one more reason which might cause the problem.


    1. Restart your computer by using either the Windows XP CD.
    2. At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to repair the Windows XP installation.
    3. Press C to repair the Windows XP installation by using the Recovery Console.
    4. Type the number of the Windows installation that you want to repair, and then press ENTER.
    5. Type the administrator password, and then press ENTER.

      NOTE: The Recovery Console uses the administrator password that you provided when you installed Windows XP. Changes that you made to the administrator password after you installed Windows do not apply to the Recovery Console.
    6. Type chkdsk /r, and then press ENTER.
    7. Type cd .., and then press ENTER.
    8. Type ren ntldr ntldr.old, and then press ENTER.
    9. Type copy CD-ROMDrive:\i386\ntldr HardDisk:\ntldr, and then press ENTER, where CD-ROMDrive is the CD-ROM drive letter, and HardDisk is the drive letter of your hard disk.
    10. Type exit, and then press ENTER to restart your computer.
     
  11. Ccucu

    Ccucu Thread Starter

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    I just did this, will have to wait until tomorrow I guess and see if the problem persists.

    Thanks for now :)
     
  12. aks88

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    Lets hope it works fine.

    What did you do?
    I mean did you try to replace the ntldr file or ordered new hard disk?
     
  13. Ccucu

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    Oh, sorry, I replaced the ntldr file

    EDIT: and I have another new SATA HDD here, will install windows and drivers on it now, replacing the old hdd and will est on both tomorrow hopefully
     
  14. aks88

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    Good that you have replaced the ntldr file on the old hard disk.
    The Trap error is either because of a bad ntldr file or a bad hard disk.

    So to make sure that it is the hard disk problem I asked you to replace the ntldr file.
    If the old hard disk works fine then you are lucky or else you will have to try with another hard disk.
     
  15. Ccucu

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    neither solutions worked.
    tried to boot from the new HDD first the same problem occurred.
    I quickly put the old HDD in and the problem is still there.

    Any other ideas?
     
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