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I came across this msg board when trying to solve my problem, and thought I would register and post my solution. However, I have the day off tomorrow. But hopefully I can get one of these hard drives to work on the computer. buhhhhhh! : P ill give u points for helping tho. 0 Message Author Comment by:sxealex ID: 156360062006-01-06 if anyone searches this question pay attention to the headers of sections in check over here

But then it doesn't load Windows. And in that slot, it won't boot up Windows, nor can I even try INSTALLING Windows onto it. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I don't know if it is compatible.

This is only the second time i've worked on a "netvista". Last known good config does exactly the same thing. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Content is segmented into Channels and Topic Centers.

I've noticed that a lot of our mates were not able to get this prompt even after they changed the first boot device to CD Drive. I appreciate your help. And in spite of so many people and thier really useless advice on so many forums... Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

PS: The HDD I tried were all positioned in Master. Please try the request again. I've had to deal with working 40 hours a week, trying to fix MY old computer (which ended up breaking), trying to get back into college, cleaning up my house and At the A:\> I put D:\>setup.exe and it does not work, I could use some help.

I think that the original HD was fit specially for this machine with a green clip that fit it snugly in the case. The only thing you can do is move it more vertically, and then it hits the base of the other bays. the problem is it wont boot to cd. Installing Xp On A Ibm Netvista Started by phantommcbride , Nov 23 2006 01:48 AM Please log in to reply 10 replies to this topic #1 phantommcbride phantommcbride Junior TEG Forum

And says that there is no hard drive to boot from. I went around and around looking for the option to change the boot sequence. I tried rigging it up with some foam around it, but I got an error message when I turned it on. I shall now repair to the "lower decks" for refreshments.

And when it said it was loading Windows. http://gsdclb.org/trying-to/trying-to-install.php And from somewhere you luckily booted, you can edit boot.ini to match the boot-situation and copy necessary files. Hope this helps. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

But on the other hand, I've yet to find anything logical, obvious or straightforward when IBM is mentioned somewhere in the sentence. And so I obviously can't install Windows on it that way. Reply With Quote 02-14-2005,04:32 AM #12 jib View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Hammerhead Shark Join Date Dec 2002 Location Surrey, UK Posts 1,080 hey jome... this content Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.Go to Google Play Now »InfoWorldAug 21, 2000104 pagesVol. 22, No. 34ISSN 0199-6649Published by InfoWorld Media Group, Inc.InfoWorld is targeted to Senior

Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. I want to know WHY this is happening. My father gave my cousins (that live with me) an IBM Netvista computer for Christmas this past year.

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the IBM website has absolutley nothing and searching googles brings me nowhere so any help would be awsome... Thanks so much for pointing this out. I tried connecting anyway and I got an error message - it just wouldn't start up. Change the jumper or the cable back to making it a secondary master.

Is there anyone who BELIEVES that this problem exists and HAS A SOLUTION? (sorry, on so many forums this problem is brought up and the answer always seems to imply that All rights reserved Home Forums Articles Badges Privacy Policy Support Sitemap Newsletter Signup Free Web Developer Tools

MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles hence why i posted here askin for help. http://gsdclb.org/trying-to/trying-to-install-w2k.php Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Desktops forum 4 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Security

From what I recall, the problem is that the menu option (with a tiny white "bullet") appears to be a title/heading, and not a selectable/editable option. So I put in a boot CD, but it is ignored. It comes up in IDE Slot 2 or 3. Back to top #10 YLStang YLStang Senior TEG Forum Member Resigned 10,958 posts Gender:Not Telling Posted 23 November 2006 - 11:30 PM on my 2 homebuilt PC's it is F8 then

The PSUs work but at such low wattage they don't have anything to spare.