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Registered: ‎02-09-2012
Location: United Kingdom
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think centre 8171 CTO Xp Pro

Hi,

I received my recovery media. A rescue & recovery disc plus 5 product recovery discs. I start with the rescue & recovery get to step 8 clean install ,pc reboots to a blank screen and flashing cursor. I have tried several times with no luck, any ideas ??

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Registered: ‎12-14-2007
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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Re: think centre 8171 CTO Xp Pro

Once you reload the disks, you are only at the point of having restored the recovery partition itself. Once that is complete, select F11 at startup, which will boot you into the recovery partition. Select restore to factory contents from there for it to load the OS again.

 

Can't tell from your post if you reached this point or not, sorry if this is redundant. You might try setting the hard disk drive at the top of the boot order list in the BIOs.