HP 530 will not stay on, and i cannot install an os.
Posted on 2008-10-25
Hey, I recently put a new hard drive in my HP 530 laptop. I then installed windows vista and everything was running just great. A week later my laptop would not boot into windows at all. It would just linger on a black screen. I tried to install vista again but now i am getting file errors while it was expanding. I have tried 3 different legitimate vista dvd's. A few days later i tried again, but this time the laptop will only stay on for about 2-3 minutes. The strange thing is i can run and install ubuntu just fine on this machine. I have also tried XP pro and that just turns off during the installation aswell. I am pretty stumped here. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.