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Turning on heywhen i turn my laptop on it gets to the blue screen which has the windows xp sign on it but wont go further than that any more.

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Re: turning on

Boot the laptop off a Windows XP CD. Any XP CD will do - it doesn't have to be one that came with the machine. Take the repair option.
Once you get to the C: prompt do a CHKDSK C: /R
I'd say the chances are better than 50% that this will get you going again.

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