I have a Gateway NV53A running windows 7. It takes over 15 minutes to get to what looks like a blue windows back ground (white bird and green leaves on right, shooting start like streaks. I hard booted and started in safe mode but it still looks the same. I have a blue light that looks like 3stacked CD's that is either on or blinking. My fan is running.
It ran startup repair over night. When I woke up this morning it told me. "Boot sector for system disk partition is corrupt" Repair Action: "Boot sector repair". Result: "Failed. Error Code = 0x45d. (Time taken = 46036ms). Should I pursue getting or making a boot disk and re-loading it?
I can't get windows to open. It hangs on what looks like a windows screen (what bird and leaves on the right, with shooting star light white streaks on a sky blue background. As such i have no idea how to find or run Gateway's diagnotistics but I am guessing the "Start up, repair screen was from Gateway.