Trying to fix my friend's computer. And usually I can fix it but I've come to a complete stop.
This -old- laptop is a Compaq Presario CQ57.
It originally had Windows 7.
It was having some issues so I decided to reinstall Windows 7 on it.
I set the computer so it automatically starts reading the installation disk.
Right now it's saying:
"Press any key to boot from CD or DVD.....
A disk read error occurred
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart."
Obviously I've tried that several times, no success..
So I go back to the compaq screen, and push ESC to go to the Startup menu.
F9 for Boot Device Options, then, Internal CD/DVD ROM drive.
All good and dandy as it should.
"Windows is loading files..."
Then it gets stuck on "Starting Windows"
And it does nothing.
What the f-ing f?