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Quick restore does not work , system crashed

My labtop crashed. I saved all on cds, then did a quick restore, which is not working. I insert the cd's, computer copies 2 of the 4 cd's, then crashed again on the 3'd , shuts down, black screen with blinking cursor, no windows. what can I possibly do to restore my computer to orriginal ssettings? hp labtop dv6120 us

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  • kahajjar Feb 14, 2009

    Good morning , my laptop T40 start but didnotopen anypage ;it stuck at operating system not found. What can I do?How to reboot? Is there any keys I should press to fix this problem?
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    Patrick

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Select models of Acer computers, with Microsoft Windows, have the ability to have the Operating System reinstalled from a hidden partition built into the computer.
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Note: If your computer does not have an internal optical disc drive, an external optical disc drive will be required in order to recover the Operating System using Acer Recovery Media.
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