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Medion mim2080 notebook

Recently iv been leaving my laptop on overnight etc when i came to use it yesterday a blue screen appeared asking boot sequence i think that dissapeared and now it stars up but just stays on a blank screen with a flashing dash (-)in the top left corner i need help!!!thanks

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    I was having the exact same problem. would like to know the cause. Spoke to Woolworths as it was just days out the warranty but they don't want to know.

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I’d the same problem, the HD was busted. I replaced the dammed Samsung HD 40GB (only 2 years use) by a Hitachi Travelstar 60 GB, and the notebook is back from the dead. I used the windows pack that comes with the notebook on the recover. A 100% data loss from the old HD.

Bye.

Erwin

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My sugestion is to leave laptop unpluged from wall and removed battery and leave to cool for 3 days and then check on the fourth day replace battery. and reboot laptop. if problem accures take to be repaired, as the hard disc may have over heated plus comntatcs for hard disc and motherboard this is the only help I can give I leave mine on for 5 -6 days somtimes then turn the thing off to cool down the other addvice is if it works get it a laptop cooler which it sits on and keeps it cool. best of luck on the laptop

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