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It will not boot. It says that it cannot load.

K. So i was formatting it like I was told to but now, when it goes to start up it reads "Load main image failed. Switch to recovery mode". What have i done? :( I can access Recovery mode, and it still shows up as a 16MB thing in My Computer but I cannot gain access to the main page where all my music is. Is there anyway i can fix this?

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  • em_l_funston Feb 10, 2009

    umm. thanks a lot for trying but that meant absolutely nothing to me. Im still as lost as before. (:

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Better to unpartition all drives and again partition and then install....now it wont saw ......go to recovery....

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