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I manually turned off the power while updates were

\015 Compaq presario 700 cm2130. i manually turned off the power while updates were being downloaded and when i started the cpu back up again, it would not start up to the windows menue. it started up but didn't get past the first words on the menue. i haven't used the computer ever since then which was about 2 years already. i even trying using the system restore disc but it couldn't even reach the area to run the disc. what could be the problem and what can i do to solve the problem?\015

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Did you try booting up in safe made, hit F8 during start up and log in as ADMISTRATOR, and try using system restore back to the day before?
Some BIOSs have a feature where you can select your boot device without changing settings. This key is normally F12, F11 or F8. Immediately after turning on the machine, repeatedly one of these keys until you get a menu with boot devices, with the restoration disc in the machine, select CD-ROM or similar and it will start the recovery process\012

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