Black screen flashing white dash top left

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Nicole - Oct 27, 2011 at 04:40 PM
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- Oct 27, 2011 at 10:51 PM
Hello,

I have a gate wsy laptop and the other night it just shut off now everytime to turn it on I get a blank black screen with a flashing white dash at the top left corner.... Does anyone know what the problem is and how yo fix it? Please help!

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Oct 27, 2011 at 10:51 PM
The bar is called a "cursor" and it means that the computer could not find Windows to load. That could mean that the hard drive is corrupted in some way. The problem could be minor or major. I suggest you find a friend or a repair tech to look at it.

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