My Compaq evo1020 laptop

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Dasmeaure - Mar 20, 2012 at 03:46 PM
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- Mar 20, 2012 at 03:59 PM
hiya,
I just got my compaq evo1020 from a garage sale. I try to boot it up and it either goes to ther bios setup or it asks me to start it in either safe mode or normal mode.
If I try to start it in either normal or safe it automatically goes to the bue screen of death.
Help please ^^

*** Stop: 0x0000007B (0xF7c2452B,0xC000000E,0x00000000,0x0000000)



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Mar 20, 2012 at 03:59 PM
You could have either a bad hard disk or motherboard problems.

I suggest you try to boot from a Linux CD - If it can boot then you have verified that the motherboard is ok. I would then replace the hard drive and go on to install Windows.

Good Luck
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