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Old 11-29-2009, 05:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: vista sp2 download killed my wifes laptop

Probably should try the ram before wiping the drive. YOu are talking about loss of data and 2 hours of time, compared to 2 minutes of swapping out ram...

I guess i don't understand, you aren't taking anyones suggestions. More than likely this is a hardware issue...
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Old 11-30-2009, 12:53 PM   #12 (permalink)
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so i booted to a disk (bart-pe)... im pretty sure that runs off of the ram once booted up... its gotta be hard drive? sill getting blue screen.... any thoughts?
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I'd find a bootcd that has diagnostics tools,
Ultimate Boot CD - Overview

And run the tests.
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