martini161 wrote:i have this old toshiba satalite notebook, thats been folding for a while now and has always been my web browsing/word procesing etc. computer. well one day i come home to check on it, and its turned off. so i turn it back on, everything goes fine until the windows loading screen where it gives me a bsod refering to a registry hive malfuntioning or something. so i try to turn it back on again and boot into safe mode, but it freezes on the advance startup options (the place where you select safe mode, last know good config, etc) now when i turn it on, it wont even post, the display wont initialize, and the fans just keep going forever until i shut it off by holding down the power button. i need to have this thing folding and not to mention its teh only comp in my house that has office on it. any ideas?
martini161 wrote:i actually figured out what was wrong. well kinda. i can boot windows now, but all my files are corupt. ether the harddrive is broken and not writing correctly, or the ram is done for. im gonna run memtest later today to figure out which one. or of course it could just need a fresh install of xp. never figured out why it wouldnt post though. when it didnt post i just took the batery out and unpluged and let it lay for a day, then when i turned it on again everything was fine (as far as posting goes)
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