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My computer is in symbols instead of letters

March 3, 2011 at 18:04:38
Specs: Windows 7
didn't do anything to my computer. Just shut it down as I normally would. And When I turned it back on, suddenly everything was in symbols! I've tried to do a system restore, but it says that there is no previous restore point. I tried to restart the system with a previous image, but it says there is no previous system image.So I couldn't do that either. Someone suggested I run a check on driver C go to properties...but this message with a red x shows up that I can't do that either... Help me please.

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March 3, 2011 at 18:44:27
Try Error Checking of C drive using Safe Mode. Power on - Start tapping the F8 key
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Type - chkdsk /r

Error Checking can be done if put into another computer as a slave.
I've done it with Windows xp but not with Windows 7

In Safe Mode try - Last Known Good Configuration

By selecting Safe Mode you can get to System Restore in
System Configuration - Tools Tab (click system restore) - Launch

Did you create the disc that each computer allows (one copy) in case
you need to reinstall Windows 7 ?

Hewlett-packard Az208av-aba p6350z
◦CPU/Ram: 3 GHz / 5367 MB
◦Sound Card: Realtek High Definition Audio

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September 7, 2011 at 01:15:23
I also have the same problem. One minute my laptop was fine then suddenly everything is symbols. Unfortunately I cannot run any checks or system restore because I can't read what it says!! Help please!!

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