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Reformat XP error

By nadinemel
Mar 6, 2007
  1. I am trying to do a full reformat of my Compaq Presario model number SR1030NX. OS is WinXP. I just bought a brand new set of recovery discs. On disc 1, when trying to create the recovery partition, I am getting the message c:\i386\Apps\apps.log cannot be recovered. I press retry and keep getting the same message.

    I went to the Manufacturer Menu and Selected option <4> clear the partition table. Then I brought up the Tools Menu and selected option <5> erase the Master Boot Record of drive. I brought up the tools menu again and Select option <6> wipe all sectors of drive. Then I pressed R to begin the automatic System Recovery process. I am still getting the error c:\i386\Apps\apps.log cannot be recovered. Can you help me?
     
  2. chamillitarysk8

    chamillitarysk8 TS Booster Posts: 128

    thats to recover your pcs partition not to make 1 thats why
     
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