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Reinstall with Compaq QuickRestore?

by CiscoJP / April 6, 2005 12:40 AM PDT

Ok, so I reinstalled last night using the Compaq QuickRestore CD that came with the machine (my computer was barely usable last night). For some reason, it seems to have just installed a bare-bones Wndows XP, instead of loading it with all the Compaq bundled software. This is fine, and not a big issue, but on the first few boots, the mouse/clicking was acting funny. Clicking on the Start button would hang for a long time, or double-clicking an icon on the desktop would yield no result. Eventually, it opened things. I rebooted, and then it seemed to work fine. I noticed on startup that there was a box that I'd never seen before, something about reseal, audit, and doing these things after I tested/installed the software. Does anyone know why I'm having these little isues?

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Read all about it
by AussiePete / April 6, 2005 1:53 AM PDT
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by CiscoJP / April 6, 2005 2:46 AM PDT
In reply to: Read all about it

Lots of information there, but I still don't know why that popped up after using the Compaq Recovery CDs. I would think that the system should go back to it's original "shipped" condition...

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I have a Compaq notebook running XP
by glb613 / April 7, 2005 3:56 AM PDT
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and the quick restore is a 3 CD set. I've done a restore and it reinstall everything including the factory installed software. What type and model number is your computer?

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