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I have a Compaq Persario V5000. When i turn the computer on, the compaq logo comes up and then a flashing (-) shows in the left corner. The computer will not do anything else. I have the recovery disk, but when i put the disk in, it will not doing anything. Can someone help

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Theres some information on how to do the recovery on your computer.

http://support.thetechguys.com/layout.aspx?ID={08478b5e-96b4-4e92-9e3a-61810647032b}&CatID={37257f71-f92f-4574-b3be-f0f6705594b4}

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THIS IS FOR HP AND COMPAQ USERS (it might help others as well)
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