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compaq presario 5304

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by john smither, May 17, 2005.

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  1. john smither

    john smither Thread Starter

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    my mother bought a compaq presario 5304 from a family member.when she got it,there was no system recovery disk for it.there was a disk that was for the 700's series.her computer will not detect the right drive because they used the wrong recovery disk for it.how do we get the computer to recognize and install its original drive.it was 56k.i am pretty much computer illiterate.john


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  2. Kagami

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    hmm system recovery. I'm not too big on using that. My overall suggestion would be go into dos at the startup and do a simpe C:/ format or is it the other way doh... Anyways at startup of windows press oh F8 I believe for systems with win 98 or higher but if you got win95 its either f5 or f8 or you can make a boot disk and do it that way.
     
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