Question about HP Compaq Presario SR2011WM PC Desktop
My computer will not load WindowsXP at startup / I've tried the RECOVERY feature but it says its unsuccessful. I have a Compaq Presario SR2017CL w/XP Media Center. I'm frustrated at this point. I've tried the recovery disk and it still won't load in order to fix the problem. I have Norton360 that I downloaded Aug. 2008; do you think I have a virus? How can I fix the problem when I can't get pass the startup. HELP!!!
Or e-mail me at Wellsm@ccf.org on Tuesday. Thanks for any help you can give me.
I don't think you have a virus, Norton 360 is a very good antivirus program and would have caught it. Try disabling all of the Norton 360 features then load the Windows XP disc. Sometimes anti-virus programs interfere with the processs. I am assuming you have the Windows XP original disc. This should work.
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Do you have the windowsxp cd for installation not the recovery one the install one?.
If you have the disk allow windows to boot up from that disk allow it also to go through the motion of installing windows till it can go no further. PRESS "R" for Console then go to the dos prompt... type chkdsk /p
Allow windows to fix up things then remove the disk and try starting.
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