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Emachine eTower 333cs restore Cd does not reload on HD

I have an eMachine eTower 333cs that I was going to give away and I used the Webroot Drive eraser to clean the HD so it would be fresh. When I tried to use the restore CD, it did not work, it kept saying something like Invalid Directory or something similar. I bought a new HD and the Restore Cd did the same thing. Do I need a new motherboard. Did the Webroot eraser software permanently damage the computer?



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Re: emachine eTower 333cs restore Cd does not reload on...

When you cleaned the HD you did eraser some of the software that was on the hardrive that is need to do the Quick restore and know the only way to fix this is to installe a new copy of windows and look up the drivers for the motherboard.



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thers a very handy program that goes on cd and you boot your computer with this cd its called hirens boot cd 9 is the latest.

once u have booted  from cd u can use some software (Active Password Changer) that is designed for use with the windows registry, 
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