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Window's will not load... desperate need of help

Windows will not load
i have windows xp home servicxe pac 2
and also windows 200 pro.

i got notbook from friend lastnight
i do not have any restor dick's or know what to do.
during the window's logo loading screen it just turn's to a black screen and the notbook stay's that way.
it's not in sleep mood or anything it freezes and u can't do anything.
like thre is a glitch in the notbook in window's file and it's rejecting it and not letting it load.

please help

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Re: window's will not load... desperate need of help

Try this, hook up an external monitor to this PC, usually the F8 key allows you to enable the port to extend video to an external monitor, it varies on each PC. Either way try an external monitor see if the image comes up on that. My suspcion is that the Backlight for the LCD monitor is bad and needs repair. Get back to me please. I would like to no... I am pretty certain that is the case here!

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