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Sl510 startup repair

2015-05-13, 5:16 AM

backround:i got my sl510 from my dad's company


story: since it had 2,8 gb usable ram it was slow so i started to get mad and hit the keyboard until....  I slamed the screen onto the keyboard hard.


ploblem: I boot up the computer and when i try to load into windows 7 pro 32 bit, it brings up a startup repair menu no matter what. Even if i want to start windows normaly. Its has been repairing for at least 24 hours. Before, once i tried to boot and it didn't detect the hard drive which is WD2500BEVT 250 GB. I removed it and felt it really hot and i let it rest for a while and then reinstalled it and it finally detected the hard drive.The first time it redetected the hard drive, i tried to boot into it but it said "No Operating System" but there was clearly a windows 7 32 bit (activated) on it. The second time it booted it detected the hard drive and operating system, so i interted the instalation disk and ran windows startup repair. Ever since it still has been running and i can't cancel the repair.


HELP HELP HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


System: sl510

Ram: 2.8 GB

graphics card: Intel GMA 4500

os: Windows 7 Profesional 32bit (activated)

Processer: Intel 2 Duo Cpu T6670 @ 2.2 GHZ

Product ID: 2847D2U


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Re: Sl510 startup repair

2015-05-22, 12:36 PM

Hi Richardwei6,


Welcome to Lenovo Community!


  • I think there might be some bad sector in the “Hard disk drive” did you check with bootable diagnose?
  • Use to below link to perform hard disk test.



Hope this helps.


Best regards,

Hemanth Kumar

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Re: Sl510 startup repair

2015-05-23, 3:06 AM
Chances are the hard drive is dead. It could have been slow because it had bad sectors, but now it almost certainly has bad sectors.

I hope you have backups.

W520: 2960XM, Q2000M @ 1091/1380, 32GB RAM, 500GB&750GB HDD & 500GB SSD, FHD&MB168B+
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