Compaq Presario V1000 (possibly bought outside US)
OS Window's XP Home
boot and black screen reads on top:
"1720-SMART Hard Drive detects imminent failure (failing Attr: 05)
Please backup contents of hd and run HDD self Test in f10 setup"
f10 setup ask for admin password which user doesn't have...
HD failed 2 months ago and I used avg rescue to recover files then replaced HD with new 60gb Seagate, Today I cannot even boot from CD and would like to know how I can get password recovery tool or should I take bios battery out and put it back in to delete password???
User need's file's that have a paper due tomorrow, I would like to know why hd keep's failing but priority is in file recovery which I can't change boot set up...