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When booting into a windows 7 usb install disk, the screen is black with the cursor, and then the cursor disappears

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November 22, 2013 8:04:59 PM

I made a windows 7 usb install disk on my desktop, and then, I went to my laptop, and booted from it. I got past the starting windows logo, and then, the screen turns black, but the cursor is still there, and then, like 1 minute later, the cursor disappears, and the screen stays black.
By the way, the disk drive is broken, and when I plug in my USB Disk Drive to boot, it is not detected. The laptop currently has no operating system because, originally, it was pre-installed with windows vista, and the installation suddenly disappeared, and I could not boot, so I tried making a windows XP install disk, which did not work, so I tried Ubuntu Linux, which did not detect my internal hard drive, so I decided to install windows 7 instead.

My laptop has:
2 Gb RAM
AMD Turion 64 X2
Nvidia Graphics
Broadcom Wireless Card

This time that I booted into the USB install disk, and then, the screen was covered in diagonal lines that were multi coloured.

And then this time, it was a black screen with white diagonal lines
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November 22, 2013 8:34:12 PM

if the drive do not work even if you use a usb drive to boot it will need to put the files somewhere to work you need to get a new drive .
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November 22, 2013 8:42:06 PM

so i should try using a new USB drive?
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November 22, 2013 8:45:40 PM

no the files need to be decompress for the os to work so you need a new hdd .
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November 22, 2013 8:52:04 PM

oh, so I should get a new internal hard disk?
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November 22, 2013 8:54:30 PM

yes .
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November 22, 2013 9:23:45 PM

I figured it out, my old broken ps3 had a hard disk, so I tried using it, and as soon as I tried to boot in, I was able to launch the setup properly,and it installed :D  thanks so much!
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November 22, 2013 9:42:12 PM

But now I have another question. How do I fix my old hard drive?
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November 23, 2013 9:59:33 AM

if you could not have acces to it there no fix you could do .
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November 23, 2013 11:24:06 AM

When I plug my hard drive into my desktop computer, it is detected, and I was able to erase all my old windows vista files, so does that mean that my hard disk is fine?
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November 23, 2013 11:29:27 AM

use the drive maker test tool with short and long test that wil tell if there is nothing else with the drive .
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November 23, 2013 11:41:11 AM

where can I find the drive maker test tool? is it built into windows 7? or is it the hard disk self check in the bios config?
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November 23, 2013 12:08:39 PM

give me the name and model of your hdd i link to it .
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November 23, 2013 1:21:40 PM

I have the hitachi hts541616j9sa00 160gb
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