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#1 queenE

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 11:07 PM

My hp dv4000 will not boot up, I get to the Windows XP to load then I get a black screen. I'm getting a NTLDR is compressed when I try to run the recovery console. It says to press ctrl+alt+del but when I do this it just starts me over again to the previous page. I do not have any recovery discs. It would be greatly appreciated if someone could help me out with this. HELP!!!

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 12 June 2010 - 08:37 AM

Hi :thumbsup:.

I don't believe that all HP systems include the XP Recovery Console...are you referring to an attempt to restore the system to defaults?

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documen...p;product=12455

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Lockups-Freez...ssed/m-p/246804

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Posted 12 June 2010 - 10:30 AM

Would it be possiblle to enter "Safe Mode with Command Prompt", move to the appropriate directory CD C:\ or CD D:\ and then enter attrib -c ntldr? I don't have a recovery console installed to try this on, but it might be worth a shot before you go through the trouble of removing your drive. Just a thought.




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