Does your motherboard have more then one PATA connection? Bootrec is only available for Windows Vista, 7, 8. Pressing any key did NOT restart the computer; I had to push the power button. But going by that spec info, you should be able to put a full height in there May 28, 2009 #13 lechevarria89 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 43 Hey, Yeah his comment is here
Any suggestions? I'm running Windows XP. Again, I decided to restart my computer and as expected I got the same black screen but this time it said 'Press any key to boot from CD'. Is that the reason why I keep getting that Disk Error message?
Just double check the height of your graphics card compared to the PCI slots, make sure they arent the same height. Check in the BIOS to make sure its set to booting off the CD. It shows how we boot to something else.I think you missed it.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Vista ultimate 32 boot error - unable to repair so That would be as easy as it comes.
Windows installer takes a while to warm up... Oh and one more thing.. Do not repair because we must save the files first.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Ready to save - but which folders by vermonsta / August 26, Modern drives usually do not fail.
Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Thanks so much for the help, I appreciate it. Press any key to restart." This message may signal that the attempt to install Windows XP was started without first formatting a partition on your drive. http://superuser.com/questions/210161/how-to-diagnose-a-disk-error-press-any-key-to-restart-after-blue-screen-in-xp Still open to any other ideas though before i go down that path.
I have it set to boot from the CD drive but for some reason my DVD-RW/CD-RW drive isn't being recognized in BIOS. Any simply explained suugested solutions would be appreciated. This is how my BIOS boot sequences looks: 1. Please note the answer. –Dennis Nov 15 '10 at 13:44 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign up
Will the XP CD work then? Continued macbook, Mac OS X (10.5) Posted on Dec 3, 2008 3:15 PM I have this question too Close Q: Boot Camp: Windows Install disk error message "Press any key to restart" You forgot to change the boot order. about my last tread, if I buy a new PATA cable and the DVD drive still doesn't work, do you think that it might be the motherboard??Click to expand...
Automated Repair process will report any issues found with your hard disk or RAM memory: To download Easy Recovery Essentials, click here. I'm assuming that since there's already an OS installed in my old hard drive Windows is able to install the adapters driver. Or am I doing something wrong? weblink Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top stander2 Posts: 17 This post has been reported.
I tried to install a clean version of Windows XP but can't because my computer doesn't boot up. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by susanjane, susanjane Dec 15, 2007 6:31 PM in response to Yeti man Level 1 (0 points) Dec 15, 2007 6:31 PM in Please click the link in the confirmation email to activate your subscription. check over here When you boot, do you see an option to get into BIOS? (F2) Change the 1st boot device to CD/DVD Another option is to tap F12 on boot and change the
After I follow the BC instructions and insert my Windows CD/DVD it ejects it and locks up the MacBook Pro.I am able to recover with the procedure above.Jim Helpful (0) Reply Simple facts, I have a BSOD, it won't reboot, I get the disk error listed in the quesion, I change a setting in the BIOS and it boots fine.