Hello, I'm new here. I have an HP Laptop running Windows ME. I've been having so many problems with it, the CD drive and the power source....but that's a whole other thing. Right now I'm trying to Restore to my factory settings so I inserted the Recovery disk and walked through all the prompts. After loading through 1/2 it prompted me to put in the second cd to finish. Well my cd drive works once in awhile but not all the time. When I go to try to run the second CD it doesn't recognize there is a disk in the drive so I cannot finish recovering. I've tried this 3 times now and everytime I go to put in the second disk it does this. Now when I turn my computer on it says there is no operating system...what steps should I take in restoring my computer or should I just toss it!
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You probably want to obtain a real copy of your operating system media, and download the drivers for the system on another system. If it's not reading the discs you have, you're simply out of luck...
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I have a pc with that OS + It DID come with two cds to restore the operating system and after a botched download to update my own harddrive" i was able to use the recover discs to start over with my year two thousand computer+ emachine seven hundred etower> …
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