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I tried getting into windows in safe mode but it was a no go... Oct 11, 2012 #14 NeverOne99 When you do get your stuff back get a backup service like Crashplan. Will do a reboot in a minute and see if it holds up.update: just re-booted and its still perfect. Thanks! this contact form

All the others require replacing the keyboard. Source(s): Computer knowledge Matt · 3 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse go to START>RUN type cmd and then Think I'll give up the ghost this time owes me nowt anyway. If it's loading into Windows at all then all you may need to do is plug it in as a slave to another system, either internally on a desktop or through

These however are pricey! They're free and I love them! http://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.htm Works ok, a good other option to just using the USB to ATA adapter before looking into data recovery services!Click to expand... Oct 11, 2012 #7 zenless Software could have been Spinrite.

give that a try. Login Signup Help Legacy site Login Signup Home Topics Technology & Internet Computers & Technology Computers & Technology Is My Laptop Screen Kaput Users: Threads: Forums: Search: Go to advanced search And when that happens the PC can't determine the geometry/(logical) layout of the drive (it can't talk to it) so stops with a 'no bootable device' error. My laptop has an error message on startup: Broadcom UNDI PXE-2.1 12.2.0 PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable PXEIM0F: Exiting Broadcom PXE ROM.

Related Questions Laptop keyboard replacement: sanity saver or more... HP laptop, 2nd time screen has cracked. Related Categories: europe « Speaking in Deutsch Euro Coinage » Leave a Reply Cancel reply © 2017 Henry Poon's Blog Theme by Anders Norén — Up ↑ %d bloggers like this: http://ask.metafilter.com/23898/Is-my-laptop-keyboard-kaput I called their support and they asked me to tighten the screws on the bottom of the computer; some of them were labeled "K" I believe.

Gallery Reviews Shave Wiki Contribute MENU Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links Search Media New Media Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors After doing that my keys came back. I tried to restore my computer to factory default settings because all my documents were gone, user profile lost, and laptop was awfully slow and got this during the reinstallation of An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request.

News Press Office Breaking News Forum Classifieds Industry News Deals Speed Test Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Site Leaders my review here Oct 11, 2012 #16 danparker77 coachschaller said: ↑ I would go with the Linux route. Disk 0 Partition 3: HP recovery Primary Disk 0 Parttion 4: HP tools Primary I just formated partition 2 and installed windows to that space. If HDD is faulty, data recoovery is costly.

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Check it out, finding out won't cost you anything and you will have eliminated at least one possible cause. The easiest way to confirm that is to go into BIOS and check the date: if it's somewhere WAY back in time - the beastie I'm fighting with resets its date Apparently the processor gets too hot and ruins the keys over it. http://htmltemplatesfree.net/is-my/is-my-laptop-a-goner.html Update 2: I did check the laptop before the restore with Malwarebytes and came up with only two infections.

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Look for a replacement screen on ebay for it, usually around the €80-90 euro mark, sometimes less.

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http://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.htm Works ok, a good other option to just using the USB to ATA adapter before looking into data recovery services! My laptop has an error message on startup: Broadcom UNDI PXE-2.1 12.2.0 PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable PXEIM0F: Exiting Broadcom PXE ROM. geek_madcat11, Jul 26, 8:22 am Since the public registrations are closed, you must have an invite from a current member to be able to register and post in this thread. http://htmltemplatesfree.net/is-my/is-my-laptop-now-dead.html Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again.

if you are lucky, your data will be back, but it can take a time for researching. Try removing it from the laptop, install into a desktop or external enclosure and see what's wrong with it. Reply With Quote 08-11-201206:30 PM #3 jingaling View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Super Grandmaster Join Date Mar 2012 Location Gauteng Posts 23,394 Thanks Update: I had mentioned that I wiped the hard drive to factory settings already using the recovery manager.

I pop out the screws and tighten the cable that connects the keyboard to the mobo and that fixes it...