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Compaq pesario C300 not starting

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i recently went to start up my laptop and at first it started fine with fan working ect. but is it entered the screen with the windowsXP badge and loading bar as the loading bar reached half way on the first run it stops cuts off from the windows screen with a blue screen with white wrighting flashing up for a second then going off ans then it shows a black screen with white wrighting with the messege:
we apologize for the inconvenience, but windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.
if your computer stopped responding ,restarted unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose last known good configeration to revert to the most recent settings that worked.
if a previous startup attempt was interrupted due to a power falure or because the power or restart button was pressed, or if you arent sure what caused the problem choose start windows normally.

safe mode
safe mode with networking
safemode with command prompt

last known good configuration ( your most recent settings that worked)
start windows normally.

i have tried to start the laptop using each of these setting firstly bu the advised ones then by trying with safe mode but it does the same thing tries to load and then stops on the windows screen again and reverts back to this screen again

what should i do? does anybody know what has happend and how to fix it? and has this happend to anybody before?

thanks your help is greatly valued
josh

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USE ORIGINAL WIN XP CD TO REPAIR OPPERATING SYSTEM...IT WILL WORK FINE

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Have you tested your harddrive to make sure it's working properly,or you are maybe missing ntldr

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