win xp will not install - Page 3 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-27-2005, 03:41 AM   #21 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 12
Default

thanks I will try
__________________

drickalmighty is offline  
Old 05-27-2005, 03:55 AM   #22 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 12
Default

there is on device found which is messed up b/c with the wd software my hdd is fine but not anywhere else. I appreciate all the help so far and if anyone else can help that would be great.

Holla @ ya boy
__________________

drickalmighty is offline  
Old 05-27-2005, 04:53 AM   #23 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
Osiris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 36,817
Send a message via ICQ to Osiris Send a message via AIM to Osiris Send a message via MSN to Osiris Send a message via Yahoo to Osiris
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by drickalmighty
the hdd is the primary master and the nec is on the secondary as master. I have changed the boot sequence to every combination possible. It does not give me the option to push a button to boot from the cd it will do it automatically if I don't eject the cd after the restart. It seems like it takes forever to boot up too it says something about dmi pool. No matter what I do it says invalid system disk I even put my hdd in my roomates computer as slave and formatted it there and then took it back out and put it back in mine as master and the same thing happens. I know that the cd works b/c I have used it before actually I used it the other day on my neighbors computer.
Go into your bios and write down all the entries that are displayed. Like this:

Menu Boot sequence Firmware
install cd rom update
display hdd esc
keyboard floppy etc


Something like that....
__________________
Osiris is offline  
Old 05-27-2005, 09:20 AM   #24 (permalink)
Master Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,932
Default

Look, by now you've wasted more than your fair share of time...especially since this is a low-cost 40gig hard-drive.

Ditch the thing, it's just wasting your time and effort. Go drop $30 and buy another 40gig and be done with it.
__________________

__________________

-----------------------------------------------
Don\'t hate the player...Hate the game...
ShoobieRat is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.