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Lenovo SL500 windows not loading..

I have a lenovo SL500 running windows Vista. it was slowely starting to play up when i was using it by sporadically shutting down and or restarting when it felt like it and now when i start it up it goes to the 'loading windows' sceen but stays there indefinitely.. i have a windows disk which is for my other computer and i have tried booting off of that and i have tried changing settings in bios to start via a cd but the same thing happens. i might consider a reformat and reinstall but i would need to get another copy and dont want to pay the money just yet to upgrade to windows 7. i cant find any way to get into the dos prompt (if these systems still have it) or run a virus scan to see if there is something wrong with the software, i've run a memory scan and that came up ok. whay do you think might be the problem???

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Testimonial: "thanks for the quick reply. looks like a recovery disk is just what i need. im downloading one at the moment for vista, its a system recovery cd not a reinstall cd so i might be able to save some of my data. hope it works"

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