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  • i run xp and i star up my laptop ocassionaly when it start the screen display checking on file c your disk need to be check ,i let it run for i while ontill it check the disk it self but after i while it turn off .i check the ac adaptor and is fine.16 v.

    it this a problem whit the hard drive .how can i fix it .whit out take it to a service.it shuting off on me .it hard to star up the laptop. tanks for any help.

    Tuesday, December 2, 2008 8:07 PM

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  • It sounds like your hard drive may be developing problems or there are other hardware issues with the laptop. The disk check on start is launched when Windows sets the "dirty bit" due to detecting a problem with the file system at shut down or startup. Shutting down spontaneously can be caused by overheating or a power supply problem.

    In any event, you're off topic for this forum, which is dedicated to Windows Live OneCare. You may want to try the Microsoft Public newsgroups here: http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/list/en-us/default.aspx

    -steve

     

    Wednesday, December 3, 2008 3:18 AM
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