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HP DV7-1000ea Problem with start-up

When i boot up it gives a blank screen saying Run Startup Repair or Start Windows Normally...

If i run startup repair it doesnt find a soloution.

If i start windows normally i get a blank screen after the loading bar where all i can do is move the arrow.


I have tried:

-Startup Repair which seemed to do nothing

-HDD Self Test in the BIOS which returned a Fail when starting the comprehensive test

-Removing the Memory cards and reinserting

-Removing HDD and reinserting


I dont really want to lose everything on my HDD so does anyone have any detailed advice?

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Re: HP DV7-1000ea Problem with start-up

Why not run memtest86+

Pavilion DV7-1285dx Notebook, Windows 7 64bit, Intel X2 P8600 2.40GHz, Nvidia GeForce 9600M, 6GB RAM, 2x 500GB HD(s)
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