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Old 03-27-2014, 04:42 PM   #1
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Default Laptop Not Starting Up Properly

Hey all,

Long story short, my HP laptop (of 3 or so years) has now bitten the dust. It's had blue screen of death a couple times, it's been running slowly for a while so i guess it just gave up. When i press the power button it make a very quiet noise, the power button lights up and the caps lock light, lights up and flashes but nothing else.

I'm looking to buy this laptop:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...productDetails

There are a lot of things on my HP laptop that i really need to get off it. Does anyone know how i can do that?

Thanks a lot in advance.

Sam
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:32 PM   #2
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I believe there is hope for you recovering your files from your lappy, just follow the instructions from the link :

3 Ways to Recover Data from the Hard Drive of a Dead Laptop
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Old 03-27-2014, 07:54 PM   #3
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You could swap hardrives if you have the driver CD for the new one

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Old 03-28-2014, 01:56 AM   #4
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About your laptop that is not working it could be the motherboard, ram or anything..
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Old 03-28-2014, 09:19 AM   #5
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Buy one of these: Newegg.com - sata usb adapter

Pull the laptop hard drive out and hook it up to the new laptop/computer and it basically turns into a really big USB drive. Then you can copy whatever you need. It's really handy to have one of those adapters around anyway.

You could also take it to a repair shop where they will have that adapter and be able to backup your data (for a fee of course).



Next time make sure you have backups of everything, either online - in the cloud or on DVDs or an external hard drive.
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