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12-22-2012 10:45 AM
HP Pavilion DV4 2106-tx Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit.
I formatted the laptop a year ago using recovery discs and the recovery manager. Worked like a charm.
Now its messed up and I dont know why.
I need to format the system again, I use Recovery Manager to restore laptop to factory settings.It gives two options either to use recovery discs or recovery partition.
After I choose either of two , it restarts and an error comes:
"Windows Boot Manager" : In this screen it displays
'Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause . To fix the problem:
1. Insert the windows installatio disc and restart your computer.
2.Choose the language settingsnad then click next.
3.Click "Repair your computer".
Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.
Also my DVD RW Drive (AD-7701H) isn't detecting any DVD.
PS: I had created a partition H: from C:
12-24-2012 10:38 AM - last edited on 02-22-2017 09:04 AM by OscarFuentes
Hello Mike10211989. I understand you're having some problems booting into Windows after performing a Recovery. Is this correct?
Windows seems to be having some problems reading that certain file from the hard drive. To begin I would like you to use the built in hard drive diagnostic to make sure there isn't a hardware problem with the drive. This document covers performing this test.
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