Laptop shuts down even when booting with live cd

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mnzovu Posts 3 Registration date Sunday August 10, 2014 Status Member Last seen August 11, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014 at 07:29 AM
Ambucias Posts 47358 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 - Aug 11, 2014 at 06:49 AM
Hi,
I have a lenovo ideapad that shuts down when booting up, doesnt complete the window load. using a live cd also shuts down when its loading. It however stays on while on bios setup. i have tried changing the ram but doesnt work. please help

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Ambucias Posts 47358 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,242
Aug 10, 2014 at 07:53 AM
Hello

I'm afraid that your hard disk has failed and needs to be replaced.

Sorry about that but that's the way the cookie crumbles.
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mnzovu Posts 3 Registration date Sunday August 10, 2014 Status Member Last seen August 11, 2014
Aug 10, 2014 at 08:28 AM
Thanks for your suggestion Ambucias, however it a hard disk replacement has not worked for me. shuts down when booting
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Ambucias Posts 47358 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,242
Aug 10, 2014 at 04:43 PM
You mean you have just replaced the HD?
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mnzovu Posts 3 Registration date Sunday August 10, 2014 Status Member Last seen August 11, 2014
Aug 11, 2014 at 02:37 AM
Yes, i have taken one from a working laptop, placed it in the lenovo but still the computer shuts down when windows setup disc is loading,
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Ambucias Posts 47358 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,242
Aug 11, 2014 at 06:49 AM
Then it's a motherboard issue for which only a qualified technician can see to.

Sorry
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