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Offline Clive

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My sorry Asus
« on: April 24, 2019, 21:48 »
My Asus laptop has bitten the dust after a Windoze update last year and will no longer boot up.  It offered to re-install Windoze but gave up after just 2%.  I have no intention of throwing good money after bad as it was a cheap and nasty computer all along.  Instead I plan to take Mrs Clive's aging Dell into the local computer shop to get a new HDD installed.  The Dell is far better quality than the Asus.   ::)
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Re: My sorry Asus
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2019, 22:46 »
You mean a new SSD.  ;)
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Re: My sorry Asus
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2019, 23:15 »
Could you install a Linux OS on your Asus and keep it as a backup?
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Re: My sorry Asus
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2019, 09:37 »
I suspect the HDD is knackered Gill.  I can't boot into safe mode, DOS or anything for that matter.  At least the Dell still works and all Mrs Clive has to do is delete a load of files she no longer wants.  Windows has tried to repair the Asus and re-install itself but nothing works.
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