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How to use System Recovery console (steps)

Starting a Recovery

Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the F10 key repeatedly until a Recovery Screen appears.
You can also start a recovery from recovery discs, or from Windows. For more information refer to Performing a Full System Recovery in Windows XP .
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Recovery is taking too long
If your computer stops responding after using the recovery program, do the following:

NOTE:If the computer appears to have stopped responding after restarting from a recovery, please wait, it may take several hours or longer to complete the initial Windows XP setup process, especially if a recovery was run from a recovery disc set sent by HP. A Standard recovery may also take longer, depending on how many files are stored in user accounts (like in My Documents ).

1 Exit the stalled recovery process by pressing the POWER button on the PC until the power turns off, this takes approximately five seconds.
2 Before recovering, disconnect personal media drives, printers, scanners, cameras, camera-type memory cards, and other devices that did not originally come with the PC.
3 If you are using recovery discs, be aware of the following items:
4 If you created the recovery discs using Recovery CD Creator, be sure to run the recovery from the same drive that you used to create the discs.
5 Clean the discs with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth wetted with distilled water. Wipe from the center of the disc to the outside edge. You may also use disc cleaning kits or disc restoration kits from your local computer store. These kits produce better results than using cloth and water.
6 You may also use available CD/DVD Drive cleaning kits to clean the laser reading lens of the CD or DVD drive.
Try running a full system recovery again from the hard drive by turning the on the computer and pressing the F10 key until a Recovery Screen appears. This performs the recovery from the hard drive.
7 If the recovery stops when recovering from the hard drive, use the section Disc errors occur during the recovery process to eliminate errors on the drive. Try recovering again after the disk errors are removed.

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If your computer stops responding after using the recovery program, do the following:

NOTE:If the computer appears to have stopped responding after restarting from a recovery, please wait, it may take several hours or longer to complete the initial Windows XP setup process, especially if a recovery was run from a recovery disc set sent by HP. A Standard recovery may also take longer, depending on how many files are stored in user accounts (like in My Documents ).

1 Exit the stalled recovery process by pressing the POWER button on the PC until the power turns off, this takes approximately five seconds.
Before recovering, disconnect personal media drives, printers, scanners, cameras, camera-type memory cards, and other devices that did not originally come with the PC.

2 If you are using recovery discs, be aware of the following items:
If you created the recovery discs using Recovery CD Creator, be sure to run the recovery from the same drive that you used to create the discs.

3 Clean the discs with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth wetted with distilled water. Wipe from the center of the disc to the outside edge. You may also use disc cleaning kits or disc restoration kits from your local computer store. These kits produce better results than using cloth and water.

4 You may also use available CD/DVD Drive cleaning kits to clean the laser reading lens of the CD or DVD drive.

5 Try running a full system recovery again from the hard drive by turning the on the computer and pressing the F10 key until a Recovery Screen appears. This performs the recovery from the hard drive.
If the recovery stops when recovering from the hard drive, use the section Disc errors occur during the recovery process to eliminate errors on the drive. Try recovering again after the disk errors are removed.

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i bought a used laptop and it shows Err1 Err3? it does not open windows


These errors can occur if the Sata Controller Mode Support BIOS setting is set to the wrong setting.
To determine if a BIOS setting is the cause of the error and to fix the problem, use the following steps:
  1. Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the F10 key repeatedly until a BIOS Setup Utility Screen appears.
  2. Press the Right Arrow key to select the Advanced window.
  3. Press the Down Arrow key to select Sata1 Controller Mode .
  4. The computer was purchased with a hard drive configuration in standard IDE formatting or as a Redundant Array of Independent Drives (RAID). Select the appropriate setting that matches the configuration that the computer came with: IDE (default) or RAID
  5. Press Enter .
  6. Press F10 to save the settings and exit.
  7. The computer opens Windows. If not, the computer may need to be serviced to replace the factory BIOS image.

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windows xp hard reset


This is what you manual said to do, unfortunately most times the Recovery does not work. I prefer a clean install over recover because I don't get all the unwanted programs.
Instructions from Manual below:
Turn off the computer. If necessary, press and hold
the On button until the computer turns off.
2 Disconnect all peripheral devices from the
computer, except the monitor, keyboard, and
mouse.
3 Press the On button to turn on the computer.
4 Immediately, when you see the initial company
logo screen appear, press the F11 key on your
keyboard repeatedly until the Recovery Manager
window appears.
5 Click Advanced options.
6 In the Advanced options window, click System
recovery, and then Next.
7 Click No to back up files (if you have already
done so), and then click Next.
System recovery begins. After system recovery is
complete, the computer restarts.

Have you tried doing a System Restore to a restore point (date and time) before you started having problems?
A clean fresh install of windows might be your only and best option.

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Presario 5000 series to factory settings


Hi,

Turn on the computer.

When the initial blue HP screen appears, press the F10 key repeatedly until a recovery menu appears. The progress indicator that first appears does not indicate that a recovery is taking place. The progress indicator represents the time before the recovery process is started.

When the Recovery screen appears, click Next, and then click Yes to perform a normal, non-destructive recovery.

To perform a destructive recovery, click Advanced, and then click Yes.

CAUTION: A destructive recovery will format the hard drive. This will delete all the information on the hard drive and reinstall Windows XP and the original software that came with the computer.

After the System Recovery is complete, the computer restarts and continues into Windows setup. Complete the setup screens and wait until the computer finishes the setup.


NOTE: It may take a long time to complete Windows setup. This time varies and may take over an hour, depending on the amount of files that were stored in the user account folders (Like My Documents and the Desktop).

When you can access the Windows desktop, immediately enable the Firewall, download important updates, and set a restore point.

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How to do system recovery on compaq presario 5000 windows me


Starting a Recovery Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the F10 key repeatedly until a Recovery Screen appears. You can also start a recovery from recovery discs, or from Windows. For more information refer to Performing a Full System Recovery in Windows XP . Back to topRecovery is taking too long If your computer stops responding after using the recovery program, do the following:
NOTE: If the computer appears to have stopped responding after restarting from a recovery, please wait, it may take several hours or longer to complete the initial Windows XP setup process, especially if a recovery was run from a recovery disc set sent by HP. A Standard recovery may also take longer, depending on how many files are stored in user accounts (like in My Documents ).
  1. Exit the stalled recovery process by pressing the POWER button on the PC until the power turns off, this takes approximately five seconds.
  2. Before recovering, disconnect personal media drives, printers, scanners, cameras, camera-type memory cards, and other devices that did not originally come with the PC.
  3. If you are using recovery discs, be aware of the following items:
    • If you created the recovery discs using Recovery CD Creator, be sure to run the recovery from the same drive that you used to create the discs.
    • Clean the discs with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth wetted with distilled water. Wipe from the center of the disc to the outside edge. You may also use disc cleaning kits or disc restoration kits from your local computer store. These kits produce better results than using cloth and water.
    • You may also use available CD/DVD Drive cleaning kits to clean the laser reading lens of the CD or DVD drive.
  4. Try running a full system recovery again from the hard drive by turning the on the computer and pressing the F10 key until a Recovery Screen appears. This performs the recovery from the hard drive.
  5. If the recovery stops when recovering from the hard drive, use the section Disc errors occur during the recovery process to eliminate errors on the drive. Try recovering again after the disk errors are removed.

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I have an compaq nx9010 that did not boot. If I press "esc" did not change "boot order" as showed on screen, and show the "startup" of the bios. (PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0... HP Notbook PC BIOS Version KH.F.19... the CD-ROM and ends with with "Mouse initialized". And freeze. If I press F2 junp to the end plus "Entering Setup..." and freeze. Sometimes next to remove the Bat, the bios batery and the SRAM and press the Reset and reinstal the SRAM I can acess the bios menu but not aloways. My email: geraldes.rui@gmail.com Any Help Please?


Maybe I am missing something here; but it sounds to me like the bios diags are not identifying a boot device. This can be caused by a bad or damaged hard drive. If the machine is more than 5 years old, you may want to try a known good hard drive in it and verify that the battery is good and the ac adapter is still good. if it is a relatively new machine, try operating without the ac adapter connected before pursuing hard drive issues.

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