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recovery taking to long

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by youknowit, Jul 18, 2008.

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  1. youknowit

    youknowit Thread Starter

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    My Compaq System Recovery has been going for 10 hours and 22 min and is only at 2%. (I have xp). Is this ok?
     
  2. speed_hog

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    No it is not, it should take no more than an hour at the very most
    something else is wrong
    did you get this resolved or not ???
    do you still need help ???
     
  3. Elvandil

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    That kind of thing points to bad drives, bad memory, or some other problem. The whole drive could have been rewritten many times in that interval.

    What problem prompted the recovery?
     
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