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Recovery Manager USB ports stopped working. Went to do a recovery. Computer shut down and on reboot showed the Windows XP banner (I have Vista). Computer thought for about 6 seconds and just froze. Not able to get past this no matter how hard I try.

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This may be a corrupt OS try removing the ram module (First remove all power sources including batteries) then clean the connection of the RAM modules using a pencil erraser replace them very carefully then reboot if this does not help buy a USB IDE connector converter you could basically open all your files in another computer to do this you need to remove your lap top hard drive buy the compatible USB IDE or SATA which ever fits you hard drive then connect it to a PC like using a USB Flash disk or Card

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