Compaq XP Recovery Error

By Stivan
May 12, 2009
  1. Due to being raped by viruses, I went out and bought a new computer. I used my old virus-ridden hard drive in the new computer and cleaned it up with norton anti-virus. I was using it as a back-up drive, but then decided I would like to put it into my old computer and sell it.

    So I popped in the recovery disc, selected "full system recovery". Some sort of error happened, so I rebooted, and it said "No OS detected, press 'r' for full system recovery"

    So I did, then I keep getting a blue screen saying "Check for viruses. Check HD for proper configuration, Run CHKDSK/F, scan for HD corruption,
    Tech info: STOP 0x0000007B (0xF7948640 0xC0000034 0x00000000 0x00000000"

    Any ideas?
  2. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

    Did you format the drive? If you did you might have formatted the recovery partition on the drive, If you did, you can order cd's or a dvd from Compaq and that will rebuild the restore partition and the OS. Also Virus could have corrupted the restore partition (assuming you have one)
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