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Re: Wont boot up
Hiya do you know if you have a recovery partition? if so pressing f12 on startup enters the recovery partition, the down side is if this does work you will lose everything as it will be back to factory settings
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boot the CD-Drive first. For more information please visit HERE.
1.Insert the Windows 7 OS disc into your CD-drive and restart the computer.
2.Wait for the setup window to appear
3.Press Shift+F10 simultaneously to bring up Command Prompt
4.Type in Code: bootrec/fixboot then press enter
5.Last but not least type in Code: bootrec/fixmbr then press enter
(A) Try interrupting the boot sequence and telling the computer to boot using the last known good configuration. Here's how: 1) Turn the computer on, and press F8 repeatedly until the boot options menu appears (the menu items include "Start Windows Normally," "Use Last Known Good Configuration," etc.).Use the arrow keys to select "Last Known Good Configuration" and press ENTER. The computer should boot correctly.
if it dont this is the procedure given below to format the whole operating sys
1) Put the CD in the CD drive and turn the computer on. 2) As the computer begins to turn on, you should see the message "Press __ to enter setup" (it's usually F1, F2, or F4 - models vary). Press that key.
3) You should then see the Setup screen for the BIOS ("Built-In Operating System") - using the arrows, find the "boot disk priority" settings and select your CD Drive as the first priority.
4) Exit setup, saving changes (usually by pressing F10). The computer should then boot normally using the CD.
while switching on your system press F10 and the go to the Advanced setup. There you select and press Enter key on change boot order and then change the order by using Page up or page down key. Alternatively you may use Esc key while showing the compaq logo on boot, you will be able to change the Boot Order.