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I was using my netbook on the internet and got a message that I had a hard drive issue and the screen went blank. When it loads from the strat up it goes to a bios screen and then dark with a blinking cursor in the left corner. Help

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  • Brian Nov 08, 2010

    1. it could be a virus.
    2. it could be your hard drive

    We need information like.
    1. What Operating System are you using?
    2. What Brand/Model is your net book?

  • wirishw Nov 08, 2010

    It is an ASUS netbook. Running XP. How can I get the screen up? Is there anything I can do in BIOS? what about getting my antivirus software working?



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Check BIOS if it detects a hard drive. if not, try to manually detect it. if it fails, it is a hard drive problem

if it was able to detect a hard drive. you should be able to do a system restore. Read the manual that came with your netbook for full instructions and illustrations on how to do a system restore.

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