Prepared By PSG Product Software Restore Engineering Hewlett-Packard System Recovery Options Available for the Compaq Evo Company Desktop Product Family, HP iPaq Desktop Product Family, and O N T E N T S HP Intel IA-32 Workstations Purpose ......3...
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HITE APER (cont.) U R P O S E This document describes some of the options available to an individual who may experience problems with the operating system installation on their PC. Because the causes of problems with the system software can vary widely, this document discusses practices that would apply to the broadest range of circumstances.
HITE APER (cont.) S I N G A F E O D E I A G N O S E O R R E C T R O B L E M S Safe Mode helps you diagnose problems. If a symptom does not reappear when you start in Safe Mode, you can assume that the default settings and minimum device drivers of the operating system are not causing the problem.
HITE APER (cont.) The console provides commands you can use to do simple operations such as changing to a different directory or viewing a directory, and more powerful operations such as fixing the boot sector. You can access Help for the commands in the Recovery Console by typing help at the Recovery Console command prompt.
HITE APER (cont.) E F E R E N C E S Microsoft Windows XP Online Help, “Repair overview.” Microsoft Corporation. Redmond, WA. 2002. Microsoft Windows XP Online Help, “Start the Computer in safe mode.” Microsoft Corporation. Redmond, WA. 2002. Microsoft Windows XP Online Help, “Recovery Console overview.”...