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comp disk cfg problem. I've hit a dead end :(


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#1 chris21908

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 10:56 AM

hi. this is my 1st post here and im very excited to learn new things as well as help others here in this forum. I'm in desperate need for help. Ive tried many things but now Ive hit a dead end.

I recently used DBAN to wipe out the HD on my HP Mini since it had all sorts of problems. i was planning on installing a fresh copy of windows xp. since this laptop doesn't have a CD drive, i need to boot the comp with a bootable USB which ive done before on other computers with success. Evey time i boot up my comp, i get a screen that says "please select a OS to start. whichever one i pick, i get another screen saying "windows couldn't start because of a comp disk config problem. i have images posted below.

Posted Image whatever i click here, it takes me to the following screen below:

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so how do i fix this? im extremely desperate to get this fixed since im in the middle of a very busy school semester. any help would be really really appreciated!!!

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 11:40 AM

First guess would be bad CMOS/RTC battery.

System manufacturer and model?

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 06:20 PM

First guess would be bad CMOS/RTC battery.

System manufacturer and model?

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oh sorry, i forgot to add that info. its an HP mini 110 laptop windows xp.

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 07:26 PM

According to the documentation, that system came with Windows 7 starter 32 bit.
Any reason why you are installing XP Pro?

That system should have a hidden recovery partition.
Press F10 at the HP logo to start the HP recovery (assuming this partiton has not been deleted)

Edited by Eyesee, 01 April 2011 - 07:29 PM.

In the beginning there was the command line.

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 07:36 PM

http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=125&prodSeriesId=4332667&prodTypeId=321957&objectID=c02658250&printver=true

I would either replace or get someone to replace...#7.

http://www.ehow.com/how_7776966_disassemble-compaq-mini-cq10-netbook.html

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 10:45 AM

According to the documentation, that system came with Windows 7 starter 32 bit.
Any reason why you are installing XP Pro?


it came with windows xp. f10 does not work unfortunately.

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 11:49 AM

<<I recently used DBAN to wipe out the HD on my HP Mini since it had all sorts of problems>>

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