The hard drive in it is new - without windows 7 installed

by R. Proffitt Moderator - 11/9/12 2:50 PM

In Reply to: Flashing cursor on boot by brokelaptop

So that's proper. If the 7 DVD doesn't boot due to old optical drive syndrome then you swap the optical next.

Didn't this model have a CDRW option? If so, you'll never boot a 7 DVD.