My computer won't load windows

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My computer won't load windows

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I have a Dell inspiron 1525 and my warranty is done. -_- so here goes. When I turned on my laptop it gets stuck on the microsoft corporation loading bar. I've tried to boot the installation cd but it doesnt load up. I tried going on safe mode but it gets stuck on a file \windows\system32\drivers\crcdisk.sys then the windows error recovery message shows up. Last thing i tried was to do the last known good boot up but that doesn't work. What should I do next?

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  • insert your windows disk if you have one and select boot from cd and go to the "repair my computer" option and that should fix it =P windows is missing a driver it needs to boot thats the probolem 

  • Before doing that, run an extended diagnostic on the drive - F12 at powerup. There's a high probability the cause of the problem is a failing drive.

     

  • When I put the boot cd in and wait for the windows loading file bar. Right after that nothing happens theres no option saying if I want to repair my computer.

  • you think theres a possible chance my hard drive is damaged? If i were able to changed the hard drive would my computer work again?

  • The Dell diagnostics will answer that.

     

  • Can you explain how to do dell diagnostic?

  • As posted above, F12 at powerup.  Boot to the Dell diagnostics, run the quick test and then boot to the full 32-bit diagnostics, and run the extended hard drive test.

     

  • when the diagnostic was loading up my computer started beeping and hard something about the hard drive is not responding

  • That's a pretty good indicator the drive is toast.

     

  • okay then i should buy a new drive then thank you