February 15th, 2009 04:25 PM
HELP THEN.....I have amanged after trial and tribulation to succesfully install the beast but it simply will not run correctly.
I am partitioned with xp pro..dell...2gb ram nvidia graphics nothing...
January 25th, 2009 03:56 PM
Thanks peeps...I have now managed a repair install.
However, when she boots always comes up with bott diskette failure.
f1 continue...f2 setup.
When I select f1 it now boots normally. I have...
January 25th, 2009 11:03 AM
OK...I have now tried fixmbr and fixboot using the recovery console.
This seems to have got rid of the error message but she still wont boot.
Now its only diskette search failure.
January 25th, 2009 10:24 AM
I know, I know....he says after almost loosing huge amounts of data.
Heres the problem.
I downloaded a partition programme from download.com. Looked good. My pc was set up with xp pro and linux...
October 2nd, 2008 08:48 AM
A friend of mine has recently purchased a new pc with vista. She has an existing sagem 800 dsl modem from tiscali. The setup requires both phone line and usb to be connected at the same time.
September 9th, 2008 07:52 PM
Hi folks...wondered if anyone could suggest a solution here.
I have a Sony DCR HC20E minidv camera.
Laptop has no firewire connection and so will not talk with vista.
The sony software is...
September 7th, 2008 11:00 AM
Can anyone REALLY tell me how to stop the task scheduler in windows vista.
Theres plenty of muppets on the net saying run this, do that, editt his....nothing works.
Even now I have enabled the...
August 19th, 2008 09:32 AM
Incidentally, found it now....I actually had it written down..which is nothing short of a miracle for me.
August 18th, 2008 03:33 PM
Yes ofcourse...just thought it would be quicker if it was already onboard
August 18th, 2008 01:09 PM
Hey cider, wow..what a coincidence. I use that phrase normally in forums but I rarely use this one and havent paid too much attention to it. It accompanies my name on every other that I use...
August 17th, 2008 07:08 PM
Hi folks..firstly..sorry if this is in the wrong place.
ai need some tecnical software help.
I have the above prog installed on my win xp machine. I have now installed vista over it...dont ask...
April 13th, 2008 10:56 AM
Hi everyone...I have just installed a new harddrive in my laptop. Completely formatted. Windows xp home ed. CMOS battery out overnight.
However, when I reach the logon screen it is asking for a...
December 18th, 2007 07:50 PM
STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS
ok ITS OFFICIAL The board is fried...and apparently that in turn has overjuiced the processor in some way.
Oh yeah...and by the way...when I...
December 16th, 2007 07:54 PM
Well this is what i am thinking.
Its a micro atx with only 250watts.
amd athlonx2 4000
1gb ddr2 pc533
160gb sata drive
onboard sound and graphics
fan on psu
fan in case
December 16th, 2007 12:32 PM
Just wondered .....could it be a weak power supply
December 16th, 2007 12:17 PM
Well, Ive finally got my collection of new bits working....in a fashion.
It boots into windows...eventually.
It responds to mouse clicks ...eventually.
BUT, I cannot load the drivers from...
December 15th, 2007 07:37 PM
hmmmmmmm, some interesting replies...thanks people.
I think its dead then. Cant say I have ever heard of replacing the board though.
I would try that if I thought I could find a board.
December 15th, 2007 07:35 PM
Well, it turns out that it is indeed the ram. Which is what the post beeps mean.
Continuous short beeps. Despite the fact that it states in the manual you do not have to use both ram slots I have...
December 11th, 2007 10:01 PM
OK This is gonna sound stupid.
Really a last straw. I have a dead hd and have tried the usual technical and none technical methods to get some info from it......no use.
Having found out that it...
December 11th, 2007 09:56 PM
got myself a new bag full of bits to build anew system.
Elite acs board.
AMD dual core processor
2bg ddr2 533 ram
February 18th, 2007 03:33 PM
Im thinking that new MB is going to be the easiest answer here. Thanks for your input fellas.
February 18th, 2007 10:16 AM
well this is my guess. i know that a low cmos battery can cause all kinds of problems with forgetting settings etc which can sometimes upset the boot process. However, not switching on at all is a...
February 17th, 2007 05:10 PM
PC will not switch on with mouse and keyboard plugged in at all. Unplug both and it powers up no prob.
Ive reset the bios and that solved everthing for a short while but it seems after a...