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Frozen laptop Hi Joed911 ive tried doing that hitting f8 but nothing happens its as if the keyboard is unresponsive, it just loads as normal then nothing, cant type or use mouse or anything, the pointer is froze in the middle of the screen and no keys work ??????? really need to get on it but dont want to run t rex as i will lose all my data and some sentimental stuff thats not backed up (silly me) please if you can think of anything that could help id be extremely grateful thankls scubie 01

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  • aadamson Dec 30, 2008

    I have the same problem please help

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    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Is this XP or Vista? Do you have a XP cd?

    Boot the cd and see if you get a response when you use the keyboard or touchpad.

    If you do, try a XP repair:



    When you boot with the Win XP install CD-ROM, it loads a minimal operating system, similar to DOS, but compatible with Win XP.

    At the first screen you select install Win XP (not Recovery Console) and at the next screen it will find that you already have Win XP and offer to attempt a repair.

    This repair should not touch your Applications or data; it just reinstalls the Windows files. This is great because when it works you don't need to reinstall all your software

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Hmm try to reconnect the ribbon cable to you keyboard and pointer but both is bad. it is probably a broken MOBO or motherboard
no worth fixing. if that data worries you then find a computer that can read that harddrive and use that one instead.

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