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Any Ideas how to reformat a Compaq v6000 with these issue's?


rizlo29

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Ok, today I downloaded a antivirus software that made my PC slow, so I tried to uninstall It. However, after uninstalling the software then rebooting my laptop the laptop started acting weird. Every time I clicked on control panel or any other windows program...a dialogue box came up saying something along the lines of...windows cannot open the file. Even Firefox etc doesn't open. The only thing that works, even in safe mode, is internet explorer that's how I am able to right this.

Also when I go to start and scroll over all programme's in a attempt to try and do a restore...nothing happens. Also now there is no run button to do a command prompt. I take it this is the virus designed to stop me fixing my laptop?

Any Ideas please? Even F keys don't respond all the time as I know F8 usually brings up a boot options menu.

Any help much appreciated

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woodchip

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PS the F Keys that I quoted above are for a HP Laptop as I have one

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rizlo29

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Ive tried all the F key 3-4 times...none boot the recovery partition. I've done a full recovery atleat 5 times on this PC....but the recovery key always worked to now.

Is it because of a registry problem it won't boot to recovery? If so what patches and files do I need to merge to regedit?

Thanks.

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rizlo29

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Ive tried all the F key 3-4 times...none boot the recovery partition. I've done a full recovery atleat 5 times on this PC....but the recovery key always worked to now.

Is it because of a registry problem it won't boot to recovery? If so what patches and files do I need to merge to regedit?

Thanks.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Registry problems will not affect the recovery partition or BIOS settings to start the recovery procedure.

You need to be tapping F11 as soon as the machine is switched on.

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rizlo29

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I do tap f11 and the rest but none bring up the recovery console.

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rizlo29

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PS I can get BIOS up and f8 last known config etc...but no recovery console.

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