|I have a Compaq Presario CQ60 (404SA). Has been |
working fine - I've had it for 2 months. I upgraded my
iPhone firmware on my iMac. Forgot about it and
plugged it into my PC later on. Blue screen of death
flashed on after a while and since then I cannot boot
When I turn on the computer it goes straight to a
screen with various options to change boot device
order, or BIOS setup options, or System Recovery.
It's F11 for System Recovery, which I want. However,
when I press the F11 key nothing happens. Have tried
command F11, Alt F11, etc. etc. but it just beeps
loudly or does nothing at all.
If I restart I sometimes get a different screen: black
with a while message saying 'Loading Windows Files'
and a progress bar. After some time it just goes back
the the other window with the function key options.
If I choose some of the other options, i.e. F2 for a
startup check, it says please wait and then nothing
I did make Recovery Disks when I bought it and when
I put them in it asks me to press F11. As stated, F11
doesn't work. I am very frustrated because I know I
can get the reinstall to work but just don't understand
how to do it if F11 won't work.
I would really appreciate some help as I have a
deadline on a project and I've got the files I need on
the PC not my iMac. Incidentally, the PC is networked
to the Mac but it was all working fabulously well until I
plugged in my iPhone.
Thanks in advance for any help. Please bear in mind
I'm a Mac user and have the PC to check my designs
on Windows machines so please be gentle with me.
I'm pretty expert on the Mac but obviously not on the