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Harddrive light not working, laptop is hung on compaq screen

I have read partial problems about this laptop
what were you all doing when your's went down?
i was deleting programs off mine, and the power cord being loose, moved just alittle and cut the power off in mid reboot,
when the laptop rebooted, all i get is the compaq screen, with opts for esc, F2, and F12, the set up doesnt happen after hitting F2, just says Settings and sits there.
I dont have a recovery Cd or windows xp Cd, I tried to create a boot disk from my PC computer, but the Cd ran, but nothing happened.
I need to know what and how you guys got your notebook fixed.
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