HELP! My laptop keeps saying I have a disc error HELP!

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  1. Nyancat
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    So i'm having some issues with my laptop. It keeps freezing most of the time when I open up Skype or a game. On some occasions it says, 'Windows has encountered a critical problem. Your computer will now restart, please save your work.'
    Whenever I start it up sometimes the 'Starting Windows' screen doesn't occur. I have to keep on turning it off and on, after about 4 or 5 times, it works.

    This is very frustrating and it would be good if someone has a solution.
    I also have a downloaded copy of Windows 8 on the same computer where I have Windows 7, so I can switch.
    The one having the problems is Windows 7 Home Premium.
    Thanks :D
     
  2. Originality

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    Sounds like a bad sectors on the HDD. If there are too many, then the HDD itself might be on its last legs.
    Try running checkdisk.
     
  3. DarkFlare69

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    Format your hard drive.
     
  4. DarkFlare69

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    Buy a new hard drive, transfer the stuff from the current one to the new one and shove it inside ur laptop again, it should fix it. Or it might be a windows fuckup, idk
     
  5. DarkFlare69

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    ok ill apoligize to Microsoft for saying something. Im sorry Microsoft i love you
     
  6. Skull Kiddo

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    Linux > Windows

    IMHO
     
  7. Skull Kiddo

    Skull Kiddo Definitely Not A Kid

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    I kind of like Windows too but it's sometimes so glitchy ;_; I like 7 the best, I have 8 in my yet-to-repair laptop and that OS is glitchy as hell. I think 7 has better perfomance, my laptop got a kind of weak CPU (Acer Aspire V5-122P)
     
  8. Nyancat
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    Thanks for the replies guys.
    Yeah I do think it is in need of a total replacement because I'm not going to try and fix it when I'm getting a new one for Christmas.

    Oh and Happy Christmas guys! :3
     
  9. Skull Kiddo

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    Haha no problem and happy christmas for you too :3
     
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