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dyannemike
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start up boot wont boot

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HP X2 Detachable, 10 Intel Atom X5-Z8350, 2GB RAM, 32GB eMMC with Windows 10mple: Pavilion 6530
Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

hi   i  have gone thru all the steps but I cannot recover mywindows system at all.  Keeps looping back to repair and it also has said it cannot find boot files.  Im  lost with this and even wonder if I should have it fixed.  It was a cheap

notebook    any suggestions please?

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@dyannemike 

This issue is often due to a failing drive. So, let's check that first, because if it is failing, it would need to be replaced and there is no point then in doing anything else until we confirm that.

If your PC is new enough to support UEFI, you can use these steps to test the hard drive: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00439024

If not, to check the drive you have to follow these steps:
1) Press Esc key repeatedly, several times a second, while rebooting the laptop. Do NOT hold the key down, just press it over and over.
2) Eventually, you will see an HP Startup Menu
3) Press the Function key for testing the hard drive (usually F2) and let it run.

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