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    Windows Vista Failed To Start

    So stupid. Oh well...that's life I guess. Thanks for trying to help.
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    Windows Vista Failed To Start

    Jake...I had no discs. Was just using the recovery disc download from this site. However, I ran to future shop to buy the HP recovery discs for this model of laptop. Went to use that, but it doesn't seem set up to give me a cmd prompt either. Just a complete restore and the option to backup. So...
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    Windows Vista Failed To Start

    No that's the only OS, so you would think I shouldn't get stuck on that screen, but I am.
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    Windows Vista Failed To Start

    Is there a way to get the cmd prompt so that I can do the manual recovery without selecting it from that system recovery options window, as that is where my problem lies. When I get to that screen I am asked to select my OS, and when I click next it says I have the wrong disc. As a result I...
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    Windows Vista Failed To Start

    Thanks for getting back already. I first used ImgBurn but in doing the verificiation it failed. But my burner is on its last legs, and was typically using the laptop to burn now. However, I already had Nero installed and with the right speed have been still able to burn cds so thought I'd...
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    Windows Vista Failed To Start

    I had the exact same error message with my HP laptop after Vista did one of its automatic upgrades (I think it was for service pack 1). I was able to burn the iso successfully, but in booting from the disc it said it wasn't the right version for my computer. That was the 32 bit one. So I...
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