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Xp wont boot up

I have a hp laptop. I was in the middle of defraging my hard drive and the computer froze. I hard booted the computer and now it wont bring up the windows screen. I can hit f12 and then hit f8 sometimes I can access the boot options I have tried to boot up in safe mode and in another mode but it wouldn't work. I am just tring to access my files so I don't lose them. It would be a good thing. Any ideas?

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  • jerrad2500 Nov 12, 2008

    Where can I get a bootable disk. Is that the system operating disk?

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I would just reboot your windows

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You need to try to do an inline repair of windows. Please refer to this web address http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315341/ As long as your hard drive is ok this should get you back into windows with your data intact

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Try to go to safe mode if u r ablw to that.
then run "chkdsk /r" command,
then pres y.
then restart the system.
if u r not able to login in safe mode then u must have xp bootable disk.
then let meknow

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