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HD failure?

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    HD failure?


    Hi, I currently own an HP Envy M6 with Windows 8.1, and every time I boot, it comes up with an error message stating that there was an error with the Hard Disk and says to press f2 to run diagnostics. After I run the disk diagnostics it says everything is ok, but it never boots into Win8...

    Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
    -Stephane

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  2. #2


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8.1


    Try booting with restore media, when it is loaded push "shift+f10" type in the command prompt "bootrec /fixmbr" and then "bootrec /fixboot" "bootrec /rebuildbcd" without quotes.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Restore media? As in a Linux live key right? If that's a yes, then that's what I'm doing right now. Ubuntu 12.04 on a 16gb usb. Btw, my computer is UEFI if that's not already obvious with Windows 8
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  4. #4


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Oh! You mean like a restore disk? Yeah, I don't have one...
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