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i just used roxo to system restore my laptop from its first saved state. now it won't boot up. it just says. "bootmgr compressed"

what do i do with this.

FYI my laptop is an HP Mini which do not have a cd rom. so Booting up windows XP from cd to fix it won't help me..

Please Help me solve this problem?

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Have you tried something like this XP Emergency Boot Loader on USB Flash Drive?

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Get to the command prompt screen and type bootrec /fixboot.

Then type bootrec /fixmbr.

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That's 1) for Vista and above, 2) a little hard to do when the OS won't boot. – grawity Mar 20 '10 at 16:27

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