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  1. #1


    Join Date : Jan 2009
    Posts : 5

    I just got a new harddrive for my laptop (an Acer Aspire 7520) after my last one broke after being dropped. Now, when started, the laptop goes through its acer loading screen as usual, but then the screen just goes white, even when i have my openSUSE 11.1 DVD in. When i press F2 at this loading screen, which would usually bring up the BIOS, a white screen with diagonal blue lines appears. Any help would greatly be appreciated. Thanks.
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  2. #2

    Hello Anticipation, Welcome back to the forum!

    I have marked this as open to attract the attention of our hardware guru's

    Someone will be with you as soon as possible!

    Regards,

    Smokeycheech
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  3. #3

    Sorry if I sound stupid, but did you drop the laptop or just the hardrive?
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  4. #4


    Join Date : Jan 2009
    Posts : 5

    The laptop.

    The thing is, the laptop works fine with the old harddrive, except that the BIOS doesnt recognise the harddrive, and when i try to boot it normally, it comes to a black screen saying something about nvidia - can get the exact text if needed.
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  5. #5


    Join Date : Feb 2006
    Posts : 2,619

    What's the new hard drive?

    Assuming it's a SATA drive are you loading the drivers for it when installing the OS?
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