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My dell compaq presario 500 laptop wont go!!

Help me please when i switch my laptop on it says windows failed to start. a recent change of software or hardware change might be the cause. if windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly stratup repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. if power was interrupted during startup, choose strart windows normally then i click on lauch startup repair (recommended) then it says windows is loading files and from there blankscreen. can anyone help me with this???

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  • morrisg_sums Nov 14, 2008

    no i didnt get any discs with it as i bought it second hand off a friend. any other ideas that can help me?

  • Asish Sharma
    Asish Sharma May 11, 2010

    Do you have oem of that windows disc with you....try to boot from this CD.....and repair from the menu....

    keep me posted



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Hi Morrisg.
Can you tell what version of windows you are running.
Also the Make and model of your laptop.
Once I have this info I can help you to resolve the issue.
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You will need to buy or borrow a windows setup cd and then repair the installation with the windows setup. That should solve the problem.

If you don't own windows you can buy a copy of the version you want to use from
www.ebay.com

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