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February 13, 2013 12:41:27 AM

Hello, so I dropped my laptop this weekend. But it still worked for a few minutes before it froze. So I powered it off and tried to turn it back on. It turns back on just fine, but will continuously load the "Starting Windows" screen. I tried doing diagnostics and repairs, nothing. When I load it in safe mode, it loads up until the ClassPNP.sys, and then freezes.

Any ideas?
a b D Laptop
a b $ Windows 7
February 13, 2013 12:48:16 AM

run the Repair Windows tool from the Windows DVD
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a b $ Windows 7
February 13, 2013 12:48:35 AM

Damaged HDD most likely.
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February 13, 2013 1:04:44 AM

Open it up to see if you can spot any physical damage.

I once dropped my laptop down a flight of stairs. O_O

I was lucky it still lasted for the next couple of years :]
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February 14, 2013 4:50:10 AM

I opened up the back. No physical damage. I may have missed out on mentioning that I'm currently in China and don't have access to my recovery disks. If it is in fact a software issue, is there anything I can run from the startup that isn't from a recovery disk?
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a c 249 D Laptop
a b $ Windows 7
February 14, 2013 7:50:15 PM

Hi :) 

Run a hard drive test in DOS... HIRENS BOOT CD etc, it sounds like a failing hard drive...

All the best Brett :) 
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February 16, 2013 7:25:28 AM

I also experience the same problem beofre. Even though I have overcame it by re-installing the system, I don't know the reason. Is there anybody who knows it?
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