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Samsung laptop running windows 8 wont turn on

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    Samsung laptop running windows 8 wont turn on


    so last night i did a factory reset and of course it took all night but in the morning when i checked it it was off so when i pressed the power button it appeared to be starting up a usual then suddenly the screen lust like faded to black but it was still on and this lust repeats itself the samsung logo comes up it appears to be loading then it all just goes black.

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    i would try the factory reset again ,also it should not have taken all night ,it should take not much more than 1-2 hrs to do the reset
    Last edited by caperjack; 14 Mar 2013 at 19:16.
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    Do you have a system repair dvd? See my sig.
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    no i do not have a repair dvd. But that is good advice thank you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    i would try the factory reset again ,also it should not have taken all night ,it should take not much more than 1-2 hrs to do the reset
    How should i do another factory reset and yeah it took like 10 mins to get to 1% so something is really wrong then
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    Quote Originally Posted by kevinG09 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    i would try the factory reset again ,also it should not have taken all night ,it should take not much more than 1-2 hrs to do the reset
    How should i do another factory reset and yeah it took like 10 mins to get to 1% so something is really wrong then
    same way you did the first one ,unless you deleted the factory recovery partition after you did the first one
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    He no longer can startup normally and doesn't have a system repair disc to even try doing a reset from there.
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    Yeah i just had to reset to default boot options then it restarted likr normal but thanks anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by znod View Post
    He no longer can startup normally and doesn't have a system repair disc to even try doing a reset from there.
    i know that but in there first post they said and i quote,=so last night i did a factory reset and - end qoute .so if they should be able to do that aging ,if needed
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    I thought not being able to boot happened after his original reset. But, whatever.
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