Xp Restart Help fast please

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ThomasJ - Jan 15, 2012 at 08:28 PM
vista.ultimate.64 Posts 211 Registration date Sunday October 3, 2010 Status Member Last seen October 18, 2013 - Jan 15, 2012 at 11:40 PM
Hello,

So, I am trying to fix a buddies old computer that is running XP. It's an old HP Pavilion 510n desktop. It starts to load up with the loading bar across the Windows XP Screen, then just reboots. It brings you back to the Error screen (black) with the safe mode, start windows normally and last known good config options. I cannot get this darned thing to load up to even work on it. Nor can I get it to boot from the disk I have. One thing I do know is when you turn it on, there is 1 short beep, and also something like the optical drive making a quick little bit of racket. Please help me out here Im not a time crunch!

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vista.ultimate.64 Posts 211 Registration date Sunday October 3, 2010 Status Member Last seen October 18, 2013 40
Jan 15, 2012 at 08:56 PM
It seems your best bet is to do a full system recovery. Do you know how to do that?
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No I don't heh. I hope that doesn't make me seem stupid.
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vista.ultimate.64 Posts 211 Registration date Sunday October 3, 2010 Status Member Last seen October 18, 2013 40
Jan 15, 2012 at 11:40 PM
No, not at all. Do you have a disc for Windows XP, could have come with the computer. I hope your friend didn't have any data on the computer that he needs, did he?
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