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My cousin tried to download something and he thinks he got a virus that corrupted his system, because now his thinkpad t7250 will not boot, always reverting to the 'start windows normally/last working config/etc.' window. Tried various boot methods, but they don't seem to recognize the hard drive, even though BIOS does. Any ideas? thank you so kindly.

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Sounds like windows is corrupted. You did not mention if you have tried, or are able to boot into safe mode. If you can then back up your data to some external storage as you will need to repair or do a clean install of the operating system from the disc. there may even be an option to restore factory settings. If your system boots to the bios screen then your hardware is O.K.

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