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Need help with what I should type when trying to run the recovery disk on my compaq presario recovery disk

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Try starting the computer with the disk in the drive, I had to run the recovery disk on my compaq a few years ago, I think the disks pretty much tell you what to do. If you want to wipe it clear and lose everything type fdisk in the start/run prompt field. Then the recovery disk puts it all back to factory .

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I have a laptop that is a Compaq Presario and upon start up it says the following a kernel file is missing from the disk Insert a system diskette and restart the system how do I fix this


Which kernel file are you missing?

Try running the Check Disk Utility.

To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc or a operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot from it. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with white letters) and type the following commands and press enter after each one:

sfc /scannow

chkdsk /r
Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice the percentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run to completion. Then reboot machine.

If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows. Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents, music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair when the options appear.

In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recovery console and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.




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My laptop not getting started and if i try to boot from windows setup its getting hanged


Try running the Check Disk Utility. Hopefully your operating system is still there to run the check disk utility. I do see where you say you ran a format which might have wiped it out.

To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc or a operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot from it. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with white letters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r
Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice the percentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run to completion. Then reboot machine.

If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows. Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents, music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair when the options appear.

In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recovery console and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.

Jun 04, 2012 | HP Compaq Presario V3000T Notebook

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My compaq laptop keeps blinking at the start up screen what should i do


Try running the check disk utility.

To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc ora operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot fromit. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with whiteletters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r
Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice thepercentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run tocompletion. Then reboot machine.

If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows.Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents,music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair whenthe options appear.

In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recoveryconsole and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.

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Compaq presario cq56 flashes from red start screen to cursor back and forth and cant open f11


Sounds like your boot files or system files has either a corrupt file or missing file.

You will need a repair disk or system disk to remedy this. Put the disk in the cd drive and boot from it. You wan to get to a dos prompt (black screen with white lettering) and run the Check Disk utility.

To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc ora operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot fromit. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with whiteletters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r
Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice thepercentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run tocompletion. Then reboot machine.

If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows.Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents,music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair whenthe options appear.

In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recoveryconsole and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.

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My compaq presario cq60 is having problems loading, once it said a fatal exception error, but that has not been repeated since i used the recovery aspect. but it will not start unless i use recovery all...


it is software issue, ur registry files look like corrupted run registry cleaner reg in out to solve this and do the following Insert operating system disk in drive.
Click Start. Click Run. Type
cmd
Hit Enter.
type in command prompt
sfc /scannow
Hit Enter
System file checker will replace the missing files.

Sep 17, 2010 | Compaq Presario CQ60-212US Notebook

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My presario won't load windows. I have tried going to safe mode with command prompt in advanced option menu and I can't get to the command window to type in: c and then %systemroot%system32 estore...


Insert the first disk from the Recovery set, and restart the computer. Force it to "boot" from the CD-ROM device, rather than booting from the 'C:' disk-drive.
That should start the reinstallation of Windows.

Jun 24, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1303wm PC Desktop

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My hard drive burnt out. The hard drive test says failed and the operating system won't boot. I placed a leftover hard drive from my Playstation 3 into the laptop and now it says no operating system found....


Try the recovery console from a windows xp recovery/install disk:
To run the Recovery Console from the Windows XP startup disks or the Windows XP CD-ROM, follow these steps:
1.Insert the Windows XP startup disk into the floppy disk drive, or insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer.
Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted.
2.When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
3.Select the operating system you want to repair (you may have only one option).
4.When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
5.At the command prompt, type the appropriate commands to diagnose and repair your Windows XP installation. From here I would try "chkdsk /r" and "fixboot"
For a list of commands that are available in Recovery Console, type recovery console commands or help at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
For information about a specific command, type help commandname at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
6.To exit the Recovery Console and restart the computer, type exit at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
Once you've done this restart the computer and see if it boots up.

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NEED SYSTEM RECOVERY DISK FOR COMPAQ PRESARIO 5070


it might be on the hard drive already..

try this:
1. Click Start 2. Click Run 3. In the "Open" box type C:\CPQS\QUICKSR\FRESTORE.EXE

if you can't get the start button, at least you can boot from some other disk and try the above listed program from the DOS screen.

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The monitor reads: system boot failure. Insert recovery disk.


McAffee Security or adding memory cards should not effect the ability to do a system recovery, but so be it. Here is a list of presario laptops, do you know which is yours?
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» Compaq Presario CQ40-325LA Notebook PC
» Compaq Presario CQ40-325TU Notebook PC

If so, click on it and you will find the recovery disks.

Mar 18, 2009 | Microsoft Compaq Presario C501nr Notebook

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WINNR\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM error


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Use the Windows 2000 CD-ROM or the Windows 2000 Startup disk to start the computer. 2. When you see the "Welcome to Setup" message, press R for "repair." 3. Press C to run the Recovery Console tool. 4. Select the installation that you want to repair. 5. Type the administrator password.

If the computer is a domain controller, type the password for Directory Services Restore Mode when you are prompted to do so.For additional information about the Recovery Console tool, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 239803 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/239803/EN-US/) How to Change the Recovery Console Administrator Password on a Domain Controller 223301 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223301/EN-US/) Protection of the Administrator Account in the Offline SAM 6. At the Recovery Console command prompt, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after you type each command: cd system32\config
ren system system.old
ren system.alt systemalt.old
7. If you have run the Emergency Repair Disk Wizard from Windows Backup and Recovery tools, copy the backup of the System hive from the %SystemRoot%\Repair\Regback folder.

If you have not run the Emergency Repair Disk Wizard, copy the default System hive from the %SystemRoot%\Repair folder.

IMPORTANT: You need to restore the most recent copy of the System hive. You also need to reinstall any hardware device drivers or programs that run as services that you installed since the last time that you updated your Emergency Repair Disk.

To copy the default System hive, type the following command, and then press ENTER: copy c:\winnt\repair\system c:\winnt\system32\config To copy the System hive that was backed up the last time that you ran the Emergency Repair Disk Wizard, type the following command, and then press ENTER: copy c:\winnt\repair\regback\system c:\winnt\system32\config 8. At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER to restart your computer.

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