What you could try is to create and format the first partition on the HD as fat Log in or Sign up. There is no way around that. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Most likely a problem with jumpers or cables.

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CD jumper settings should be above the pins. After installing XP, if you wish gs150 can go back into the BIOS and change the boot order to boot from the hard disk first. If all the drives are hooked up properly sounds like you have that covered then your motherboard is probably the problem.

Posted on Jan 02, Test that the HD boots to FreeDos. You start from the CD it inspects Hardware and copies some basic files needed to begin setup.

Tell us some more! Hi, I recently got a dell optiplex gx on ebay. There is no way around that.

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Tried F12 but that’s not working and I’m not sure that it would anyway because of the drives not being found. Log in or Sign up. dd


The blinking cursor means it is going to a given location to find boot files and they are not there so it halts everything. See if CD is in boot sequence.

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Cable on HD only has Master Connect no slave option. Click “Add” to insert your video.

It won’t be able to work without one since it has to boot from the CD in order to get it to work. View Cart Proceed to checkout.

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There was a problem completing your request. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. Then have XP partition and format the drive. Helpful 2 Not Helpful 1 Comment Flag. Do you have a second CD to swap out? If you can get a floppy drive installed, I’ll go through the routine about making a special floppy similar to an ISO that will list the CD ROM and allow you to boot from it.


Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. DOS has to go on C: Get to Know Us. Your name or email address: How do I correct this problem? Nothing I do gets me past a blinking cursor.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I am trying to access the system partition that will allow me to restore back to my factory settings. If none of these things solve the issue, please repost.

It needs an operational version of windows to see the USB drive. Yes, my password is: Create one and format it to FAT.

And deol after that failed they didn’t have their old key the Admin account no longer worked either. I’ve only recently used Ubuntu