Remove all the ram. Wouldn’t you like to avoid digging into the dusty box to look for the right floppy disk, but simply run them all from a single CD? I learned from you that a hard drive is not required to order for the computer to POST Power On Self Test , so it made sense to me to verify that the existing hardware is good before considering getting a hard drive. Listen for any audible beeps. You can use FAT32 software partitioning on any size of drive if you use a third party program to do that rather than Windows and up.

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Enter the information directly from the keyboard. Ms-714 some diagnostics programs, you can set the drive to it’s “native” or similar ms-671 6.

If nothing else is wrong, you will get no video but you will hear a pattern of beeps that indicate no ram is installed, or a ram problem. You could try using the 6. The 40gb drive probably requires an 80 wire data cable. Some old drives have multiple model numbers on the label – the drive model can be any one of those.

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If the hard drive is still under warranty, you must run the hard drive brand’s diagnostics on it and make note of whatever error codes or error messages are generated in order to be able to vet.1 a warranty claim and obtain a RMA Return of Merchandise Authorization from the manufacturer’s web site so that you can ship the drive to some place in appropriate packaging that meets their minimum specifications stated on their web site to have it repaired, or for more shipping cost on your part, so you can have them ship a replacement drive to you, ve.r1 you ship the original one back to them within a short time period.


What to look for, mboard symptoms, example pictures: Will I loose the data on this hard drive if I disconnect it? The information on Computing. There are a few conventional SATA III hard drives, but they have the same old lower max continuous data transfer rate, and they are still relatively expensive.

I found the jumper placement diagram on the paper label on the top of the drive: Remember, you are trying to get by cheap.

You can download some versions of Linux for free, but it takes quite a while to download it all on a slower internet connection.

I will let you know what happened. If you don’t enter one that is acceptable to Setup, you can’t continue to install Windows.

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NO – at least, no way that I know of. Thanks for the links on ver. Then you need to install the Intel application accelerator after you have Windows installed. In any case, you can only load one operating system installation at a time on the same computer. Bios updates for a mboard model are merely slightly modified specific bios versions for the model. Instead I have developed a great interest in the world of computers as your responses started ms-714 my way, and there is no stopping me now.

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Setup will examine the existing contents of the drive, and ask you where you want to install Windows. Either the drive is defective, or the BIOS can’t configure that drive. If you install it on another partition, only a little bit of it is installed on C, the rest is installed on the other partition.


It is the place where the OS is installed. You are probably getting that message because there’s at least one previously undetected bad sector on the floppy disk. There’s probably info in ypur mboard manual about how to properly set jumper settings on hard and optical drives, how to connect the data cables and ms-66714 connectors properly, and descrptions of bios Setup settings.

If you boot with something on the disk that has the operating system fully installed on the disk, e. You presently have both drives connected to the Primary data cable connection. Yes, all the ‘s in this thread were typos, as from If it’s a “slipstreamed” CD, you are supposed to enter the volume label of the original CD when you burn it – if that wasn’t done, then it’s much harder to determine which it is.

I believe they will run without the use of a hard drive, although I haven’t actually tried that. I have learned so much.

Vef.1 Seagate SeaTools will test any brand of hard drive, but if it does find LBA errors in the long test, it’s recommended you then run the diagnostics program that the hard drive manufacturer provides on their own web site to try to repair the problem by writing zeros to the drive – you often cannot choose to do that until you have run whatever long test those diagnostics provide.