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I've been trying for about a month now to get my computer back up and running. I have read each and every one of the manuals and I've tried everything I know to do. I don't know if my computer is a "hopeless case" now and needs to be trashed or what?\r\nI recently bought the system recovery kit for my HP Pavilion Media Center a1320n Desktop PC and have tried several times (8, or, 10) to restore it to no avail. The very first time it gave the message that there was less than one minute to complete, and it froze and would not finish. It did it again, with the less than one minute to complete system recovery and it froze and got stuck again. I have called HP for help with the new system recovery set of discs on the telephone 3 or 4 times to no avail. I was told by one of HP's Rep that I was being switched over to technical support, only to be reminded that my warranty had expired and i would have to pay for telephone Tech Support. Right now when I turn on my computer it's very slow to boot up and then it goes to Menu Settings, I have tried setting to Default Settings and Exiting. I have tried Booting with Windows XP Professional w/ Service Pack 2 and loaded all the files on partitions to no avail. HELLLLLLLLLLLLLLP!

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  • Harleen Nash Oct 11, 2010

    1. Please provide more information as to what the screen is doing?
    2. What operating system you are using?
    3. Do you have up to date anti virus software.
    4. Is the PC powering up?
    5. How old is the PC.
    6. How much RAM/ hard drive space does the unit have?
    7. I see where you have no warranty with the manufacturer and that the unit is running slow and that the recovery disk have not worked.
    More details are needed. but it sound as though you have lost the "boot sector" on your hard drive.



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Honestly your best option is to erase Windows and reinstall it. if youre running Windows xp that tells me its an older pc. that means you have a lot of years of buildup. do you still have the sticker with your xp license somewhere on your computer? it looks like the sample im providing you. if you still have the sticker all you need is the cd that matches it. not too hard to find. let me know if you have the sticker and we'll go from their.
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