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windows recovery does not load

By link2007
Aug 17, 2007
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  1. i need help!!!!! my windows xp home will not load the recovery console from the cd. It get all the way to "setup is starting windows" then nothing happens
    what can i do???
  2. archie123

    archie123 TS Rookie Posts: 16

    when the welcome to setup appears when booting from the disk press R
  3. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,712

    this can happen if the hard drive is dying.
    Reboot, select repair as suggested by archie123 and then try running fixmbr.
    If this fails, try manufacturer diagnostics and a low level format.
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