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Compac presario m2000. problems with recovery disk. It will boot from cd, but it gives no options, it starts loading windows. after about 5 min. it says setup is starting windows, but that is as far as it goes. it freezes.

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Welcome to Fixya. The issue can be caused by a bad Memory Module or RAM. If you have a spare working memory or ram that you can use it would be better or If you can Reseat the ram if you don't have a replacement yet and try it if it will work.

If you have questions please let me know. Thanks for using Fixya

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when this happened to me on my Vista machine last year, I freaked out until I accidentally fixed it using by booting with my original Vista boot disc, and choosing 'Repair OS'. Try finding a/your original Windows XP install disc and seeing if it will repair and replace your own Windows boot sector. It would be best to find the one that came with your system, or another like it, but if all else fails, just try a hologrammed Windows XP install CD, but instead of 'install', choose 'repair'.

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if you know that it has a recovery partition on the hdd try to reinstall the windows cause it sounds to me like a damaged windows.. to do that try to press F11 on start and see if it has a recovery partition to reinstall from ...if not try with a bootable windows disk ...
If the boot order is not set to boot from cd first and its is not asking to press any key to boot from cd ..than you should insert the disk and choose from pressing at start F12 ( or F10 ) the boot device you need..and continue the installing from the disk by pressing any key to boot from cd ..

In the other matter it seams that someone (probably the last guy that installed it ) messed around and inserted a Bios password to make sure you will call him again the next time it breaks..This matter is only avoidable by opening it and removing the Bios battery to default the Bios settings ..

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Insert the first disk from the Recovery set, and restart the computer. Force it to "boot" from the CD-ROM device, rather than booting from the 'C:' disk-drive.
That should start the reinstallation of Windows.

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Try the recovery console from a windows xp recovery/install disk:
To run the Recovery Console from the Windows XP startup disks or the Windows XP CD-ROM, follow these steps:
1.Insert the Windows XP startup disk into the floppy disk drive, or insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer.
Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted.
2.When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
3.Select the operating system you want to repair (you may have only one option).
4.When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
5.At the command prompt, type the appropriate commands to diagnose and repair your Windows XP installation. From here I would try "chkdsk /r" and "fixboot"
For a list of commands that are available in Recovery Console, type recovery console commands or help at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
For information about a specific command, type help commandname at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
6.To exit the Recovery Console and restart the computer, type exit at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
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Need help please and thank you


For that you need to fix error on harddrive.
For that You can solve this errors with following 2 methods.
(1)When you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode.
Then if you are able to enter in safe mode then uninstall driver or software which you installed recently and face this error.
(2)If you are not able to enter in safe mode Then you need to fix error on hard drive.For that you need windows disk or recovery disk.
Boot your computer with that disk
For that when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 "del" key to enter in bios.
Then go to boot menu and set frist boot device as your cd or dvd rom.
Then save settings and exit bios.
Insert windows disk in cd /dvd rom.
Then it boot with that disk.Then you get this message "Press any key to boot from cd.."
Then press any key.
Then follow the procedure then enter in recovery console mode then type in prompt "chkdsk /r"
Then type "y"
Then it fix error on hard drive.
Then check if again you are not able to enter in windows then boot again and this time choose "R" option for repair previous windows " then it repairs old windows then it loads again old windows.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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you need bootable windows disk or recovery disk.
Then set first boot device as your cd or dvd rom.
when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or "del" key to enter in bios then go to boot option then save settings.
thenh put cd in cd /dvd rom then it boot with disk.
Then it load some file wait for 5-7 minutes then it gives screen then press enter.
then followe the instuction.

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