the laptop fried due to a m,ishap w/ child and parent in same room (kid got pissed and pured water of the fathers laptop it refused to power on afterwards
1 of the 2 2GB ddr2 5300 sticks is dead so it gives reason i THINK hdd failed
variouis utilities on the Hirens BOOTCD 10 show "Security: LOCKED"
and HDD Regenerator 1.7 recovered 48mb in bad sectorsbut..
Linux installs fail to complete, Windows 7 setup parts (from boot to "welcome to windows 7" main installer screen onward take 5 to 7 mins to progress
the drive i think is toast. i cant use Most recovery/repair tools on that cd as they are IDE / EIDE ata geared. only a small handfull work w/ SATA drives
as well i am trying to find someone since biosmodsDOTcom is dead to do the SLIC 2.1 mod if i can fix the laptop to power on again/