05-06-2010 02:42 PM
I have a Compaq Presario model SR1610NX, that when i turn it on, all i see is the esc > F4 and F10 function on the screen. Doesn't want to run windows too.
I changed hard drive and memory.
Any ideas what could be?
05-06-2010 05:49 PM - last edited on 04-18-2016 11:35 AM by OscarFuentes
If you changed your main hard drive you need to install an operating system. If you have recovery discs, you can use those to reinstall the same software system image that HP provided for the PC at the factory.
Recovering the system after teh hard drive is replaced
System Recovery in XP
Please post rather than send me a message. It's good for the community and I might not be able to get back quickly. - Thank you.
05-12-2010 04:25 PM
I did installed new HD, and insert XP CD, but it doesn't want to read it. I can't get the computer to read CD nor can't get to the CMOS settings. I only get a black screen with the F4 and F10 options at the end of the monitor. Any idea what hardware might giving that trouble.