Recovery disks won't work on HP Pavillion

blondie3216

TS Rookie
when i use my recovery disks for hp pavillion it freezes up it gets to the part where it says preparing comp for use then my monitor shuts off he is windows 7
 

Route44

TechSpot Ambassador
How old is this system and is it still under warrenty?

What has been happening that prompted the use of the recovery disk in the first place?