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Rebooting system recovery disc

I was reinstalling my system recovery disc and it is asking me for a file location: The message asked me to type in the path for file 'asms' on WINDOWS XP Professional Service Pack. What is this file location? I don't know and the computer won't boot so that I can search for it. Thank you.

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Welcome to FixYa!

It depends on how you used the recovery disc that you have, reinstalling operating system will not take 23 hours just like what you said so there's a possibility that you're having problem with the Operating System on your computer. Unfortunately, Lenovo will not provide a product key for the Operating System since the an OEM version. What you can do is reinstall the Operating System using the One Key Recovery Sofware or the Recovery Disc that came with the computer. Follow these steps for you to be able to reinstall the Operating System using the One Key Recovery.

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1. Insert the disc inside the drive.

2. Turn off the computer then turn it back on and keep on tapping F12

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