1. Boot the restore CDs and repair the OS.
2. Boot the restore CDs and select the option to wipe and reinstall the OS.
I have this compaq Evo N610c laptop, i have rebootedthe machine in safe mode and normal mode it tries to go to the desktop to logon but the logon windows never show up, any help, no error are shown running win xp pro service pack1, last time i used was working fine but i forgot the password i guess maybe the computer got locked,don't know , please help