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My computer boots up to a black screen with a white cursor and that is all. earlier today when i first turned it on, it said it was replacing registry files. it also wont let me do a system recovery. ihave a compaq presario

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Hi,

Initially, on powerup, enter the CMOS/BIOS configuration page and manually detect the hard disk. If it could be detected, then most likely for some reason the partition was deleted and you have to re-partition/format/install. If it could not be detected, then a replacement would be required.

In some instances, it could be that the files were so messed up/corrupted and therefore would require re-partition/format/install.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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