Laptop wont start uo after systum recovery

By tefer rodea1
Jun 10, 2007
  1. Hello i just recedntly run my recovery cd on my friends laptop cuz we have the same laptops (gateway) but after it was done it told me to restart it and when i did it just went to a black screen. and so i turned it back on and then i tried to start windows noramlly and it woudnt work it told me

    "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
    You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows setup using the original Setup CD-Rom.
    Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair." then it told me that

    Pls help what should i do its not my computer and i need to fix it
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

  3. tefer rodea1

    tefer rodea1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    that didnt help at all unfortunatly cuz i dont have a compaq computer its a gateway can any1 else help me?
  4. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    LOLK - mental fart - the POINT was to follow the instructions for your comp that cover repair installation of the OS - they have them, they reference them, go find them.


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