Having problems with your Compaq Presario 3045US Notebook ?

Have a friend that can't boot his computer to windows xp

\015 Starts computer and sees windows logo then nothing. doesn't boot to xp. Doesn't detect the cd drive which he has cd's for recovering.\015

Answers :

Before trying to use any of Dell-net's suggestions, we've got to get you into the bios.

It looks generally like this:

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You should see a message displayed when you start the computer that says press "Del or F2 or F10" to enter setup.

Once we get here, we can proceed.

Hello.
1. try to boot in safe mode. press F8 key after bios screen flashes.
2. in beginning of start press DEL button or F10 or F2 to go in bios mode look for boot and change the boot order, so the first boot device is your CD
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