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Old 09-25-2006, 07:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys

My mate has a HP Laptop and when he turns it on he's met with a blank screen until he presses F1 and the system then boots into windows!!

Whilst in windows he receives numerous pop-ups stating "cannot save file due to read error, files being variants, from c:\$mft 2 diferrent variants of registry keys".

He has tried reinstalling windows many times but no luck!

Does anyone have any clues on what this maybe?

Cheers in advance

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Old 09-25-2006, 07:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like a potential memory or hdd problem. i am more inclined to say the former. download memtest and give it a whirl
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Old 09-25-2006, 01:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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and also you can download the HDD health tool to check your HD
http://www.panterasoft.com/
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