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I cannot get my Lenovo laptop to start up.. goes into the start

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I cannot get my Lenovo laptop to start up.. goes into the start up repair screen.
I have tried unplugging, disconnecting battery, holding down start for 30 seconds, attaching battery and power, but no change. Any ideas? thanks, Ross.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
Viet - Computer Tech :

Hello! Thank you for your question. I am a licensed computer professional with over ten years of experience, and I will be assisting you today.

Viet - Computer Tech :

I'm sorry about the issue. It looks like windows is corrupted.

Viet - Computer Tech :

Does your Lenovo laptop have windows xp, vista, or 7, or 8?

Viet - Computer Tech :

Can you check at the back/bottom of the laptop for the exact model of it?

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

Lenovo G570

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

windows 7

Viet - Computer Tech :

Let's try this: turn off the laptop by

Viet - Computer Tech :

pressing & holding the power on/off button for about 7 seconds, then do not turn it back on.

Viet - Computer Tech :

Next, press the OneKey Rescue button on the laptop.

Viet - Computer Tech :

the OneKey Rescue button is the curved arrow button next to the Power on/off button

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

I have turned off and held for 10 seconds

Viet - Computer Tech :

Now press the OneKey Rescue button on the laptop; the OneKey Rescue button is the curved arrow button next to the Power on/off button


JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

pushed one key

Viet - Computer Tech :

Is it doing anything now?

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

windows is loading files .....

Viet - Computer Tech :

ok, wait

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

picture of a very green plant on the screen!

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

ok, I have a screen with one key antivirus, OK recovery or system set up options on

Viet - Computer Tech :

try recovery

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

restore from initial back up?

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

is this going to delete all my data?

Viet - Computer Tech :

any other option?

Viet - Computer Tech :

Do you need any data/files on this laptop?

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

yes

Viet - Computer Tech :

Is there any other option it is showing you?

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

last back up 5 days ago

Viet - Computer Tech :

did you back up to USB drive, or something else?

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

portable hard drive, but only the data etc

Viet - Computer Tech :

all you need is data/files, such as documents, photos; for programs, you just reinstall them.

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

I don't want to do this yet.... too much work to restore everything

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

any other options?

Viet - Computer Tech :

I'm sorry, unfortunately, no, startup repair did not work, so windows is really corrupted, so you would need to restore/reset the laptop. If you really need the updated data from the last 5 days, then there is a way to get your data out before restoring the laptop.

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

ok, I have a 'service agreement' with place I bought laptop. Might have to take it in there. I am not very techy.

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

was hoping I could fix tonight

Viet - Computer Tech :

sorry about that, they would need to restore / reset the laptop, but they can get your data out first, so I guess you don't need me to show you a way to get your data out, which requires techy stuff.

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

can we park this query and come back if I need to?

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

thanks for trying. do I need a reference ?

Viet - Computer Tech :

You're welcome. Yes, of course, you can get back to me any time via this web page as needed.

Viet - Computer Tech :

There is a link in the email message from Viet / JustAnswer in your email

Viet - Computer Tech :

, which you can click on to get back to me any time.

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

ok, how do I rate this, because clearly I haven't fixed the problem, but I don't want anyone to think you gave bad or poor service because you did not, but we didn't solve the problem either

Viet - Computer Tech :

I'm sorry, the solution is restore/reset, but since you'd like to park this query, you can hold on the rating

Viet - Computer Tech :

Don't rate my service for now.

Viet - Computer Tech :

You can come back tomorrow or any time, etc.

JACUSTOMER-lwblqrgs- :

what happens to the card details I gave? I don't want them stored.

Viet - Computer Tech :

I'm the computer technician, I'll have our customer service contact you soon about any billing info / issue.

Viet - Computer Tech :

Please get back to me any time. Thank you for your patience.

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