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Problem turning on laptop

By Biohazard4
Mar 17, 2012
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  1. I have a laptop - MSI GE620DX, recently I've tried turning it on - and it gave me this BSOD:

    i41.tinypic.com/n2l6ab.jpg - error number 0x000000f4

    After that, I've tried using the system recovery (F3). The system has recovered after 3 attempts, but now it asks me either to enter system repair mode or start windows normally.

    If I start windows normally, it gives me the BSOD once more after the windows load screen.

    If I choose the system repair, it tells me that my boot device is inaccessible, error number 0xc000000f, and to fix the issue to insert my windows CD (though I had my windows built in the laptop, I did not receive a windows CD).

    Help!
     
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    You likely have a budding memory or hard drive problem. A re-install of the software might be the easy way out, but if it is an older hard drive, you might be best off with a new one.
    Usually BSOD's are caused by software conflicts, software damage, failed components, or (usually) incorrectly installed software. But the BSOD can be very different for each machine so it is diffcult to give you a quick fix.
    My guess is you may have a bad hard drive.
     


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