Compaq M2105us BSOD!

By cooljjay
Jan 23, 2008
  1. Ok I got my newer laptop in the mail today, I was happy seeing that when I plugged it in the only error i got was a file missing from windows. figured easy fix...not! i put my new harddrive in out of my old laptop and it popped right on to a blue screen of death. I figured ok its the memory, processor, harddrive. I replace the cpu, memory and still got the same error. I then ran the harddrive test in the bios and it said harddrive failed, i don't see how this can be as it worked fine in the other laptop, i then place another harddrive in the slot and it fail to. I know 2 harddrives aren't bad. Does anyone have any ideas on how to cure this? I was wondering if maybe a bios update would cure it, or if i am **** out of luck and need a new motherboard??
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You cannot swap hard drives unless they are from identical laptops. Exact make and model. Try booting into the recovery screen and reformat and reinstall the operating system. This is called a "destructive recovery"
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