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System Restore FAIL

My HP Pavilion IQ506 22" Touchsmart was unplugged accidentally and now I get an error code when it tries to reboot. It says it can't fix itself. Specifically, "The operating system version is incompatible with Start Up repair." Did a system restore before leaving for work and it failed so I reran it to see if that made a difference. Any ideas on what to do next if this once has failed when I get home? I don't have the Vista OS discs the computer came with but I do have the Windows 7 upgrade discs.

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Check in the device manager if the webcam is detected..
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