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After PC Recovery what is my next step?

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Posted 13 December 2009 - 01:25 PM

Due to a virus and boot up loop, I have completed a PC Recovery on a Compaq Presario with Windows XP SP 2. The hard drive now has a partition with C maintaining my old files and PR (D) the recovery partition which the system now boots into. I am able to copy or move files from the C partition onto the desktop D partition, but the D partition is very small (according to disk management). Should the system be booting into the D partition and if so, do I need to resize it and how? Also how do I get the programs residing in the C partition (such as McAfee) to run in the D partition? This is my nephew's computer that I am trying to fix and I do not have access to any program disks. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!!

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Posted 13 December 2009 - 01:57 PM

HP is responsible for providing instructions on how to use its recovery/restore mechanisms.

There is no uniformity for such among the manufacturers that utilize recovery/restore mechanisms.

I suggest that you either consult the owner's manual...or look up instructions for that system at the Compaq/HP website.


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