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Old 01-30-2012, 08:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop wont start!

Just thought I'd post this here on the off chance that someone might be able to help.

I have an old Samsung R40 Plus laptop. A few days ago it froze while playing a game and it wouldn't respond to anything so I shut it down. Ever since then it wont boot up. When I turn it on it gets to the Samsung screen and just freezes. I've managed to get into the bios about 2 times but it freezes after about 2 seconds. I've tried putting a new hard drive in it and thats not working. Any ideas as to what it could be?
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Default Re: Laptop wont start!

Did you try resetting BIOS? I read online that on the Samsung screen, when you hold down F4, it will reset it to defaults. Also, F6 or F8 may help also.

Might help to remove the battery, and power AC, and press the power button a few times. Then put it together.
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