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I have a compaq presario 5900T. It will not boot up past the windows logo. A stop error comes up that says inaccessible_boot_device. I can't find my quick restore disks. Help

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  • laylaemily Apr 18, 2009

    i bought a new hard drive i only have disc 1 am 50% restored laylaemily@yahoo.com. need download of disc 2

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels May 11, 2010

    ohh...not too good..sounds like a hard drive issue..

    you'll need some restore cd's or take it down(the hd) to a local computer witch doctor to extract data.


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This symptom may need more of a factory repair for your hdisk. but to confirm that, what i normally do in such cases to be able to recover the data i need if still readable, i remove the hdisk and use it in an external drive (USB) see if it is able to read the disk. In most cases, only the OS is corrupted. if that is so then you need to get your recovery disk that came along with your PC and re-install only.

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Please repost if this fixed your problem and rate my response!

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