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Crashes and now unable to startup properly

Hey, just todaymy HP Pavillion dv9000 (running windows vista 32 bit home edition) laptop has started playing up. While playing WoW I got a crash, where my screen froze and the sound playing was stuck in a loop, I couldnt do anything but reset the laptop by the switch.

Thinking it was a one off, I rebooted and started playing again, and the same problem again. I was using Ventrilo, Itunes and WoW at the same time, and I've NEVER had any problems before with this kind of thing.

I rebooted again and installed the latest sound driver, Conextant High Definition audio, ran spyware and addaware scans just incase. I began playing again, and the SAME problem.

I rebooted again, and began looking on the internet. I assumed this was a technical hitch in WoW itself, but upon watching a video online. My screen suddenly goes pixelly and little bits of colour appear everyone, along with it freezing and the sound looping. I reboot again and find I cannot get past the loading bar of windows Vista. (As in the little circle icon with the windows logo in it never pops up along with the sound).

I have been trying for the last couple of hours to get back back on my pc, but each time I reboot I get stuck on a black screen after the loading bar. I've run the startup fixer thing, used the restore point, scanned memory drives and everything but to no avail. I can sometimes choose the option to run it in safe mode, although I cannot choose the option much as it usually comes up with either 'Start windows normally' or run 'Startup fixer' (or whatever its called).

This may be and issue with sound, as the errors seem to occured because of that, but the display issues may also be part of it.

Anyone able to help would be GREATLY appreciated, this sucks :(

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  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2008

    Two days ago i went to start up my laptop and it wouldn't start up. It keeps doing the disk checks. and then it will go threw then when i log in to my user, it sits on the welcome screen for a couple minutes then restarts. And it will keep restarting itself over and over and over

    or sometimes it goes to a blue screen.

    I can't log into my user to do anything about it.

  • toribaby2005 Nov 17, 2008

    For me, I had just downloaded the update for my blackberry curve and was downloading the update to my mobile. It worked fine, then I decided to add some pictures and songs too. Mid picture transfer my screen turns blue and sais STOP and PHYSICAL DUMP OF MEMORY! I try again and again and agin to start my computer, sometimes its just black with a little blinky underscore in the left corner, sometimes it lets me repair, then it does, then 5 minutes later the same thing again, sometimes it lets me start to scan files then it crashes again! WHAT CAN I DO?!


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I think i was updating the graphics card and tons of multi colored pixes apeered. now all i get is a black screen with all the power lights on.

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