|Computers and laptops will freeze at the "entering setup, please wait" message if the hard drive has failed, that's the most common cause of that symptom.|
However, don't assume that a new hard drive is required since it may be something else. Test the hard drive first before making any assumptions.
You can test it with a bootable CD containing the drive manufacturer's diagnostic software. You have to make this CD yourself (on a working computer of course), and you can download the free diagnostic software from the appropriate link on this page: