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Laptop disk disaster by OUTLOOK TEST
My daughter has a problem with her laptop which holds all her exam course work. I have removed the HDD (Hitachi TravelStar HTS424040msat00) and bought a 2.5 to 3.5 ATA to IDE convertor and put the TravelStar (NTFS type disk) in an old HP Vectra running W98. This has a CD so I removed the CD IDE...
May 24th 06 12:23 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Boot Floppy for HP 6635 Pavilion by [email protected]
I need a boot floppy for a computer in which I just replaced the hard drive. I tried booting up with generic boot floppies downloaded from the internet but they didn't work. If anyone has a boot floppy specifically for the HP Pavilion, I would be happy to pay for same. Please advise.
May 20th 06 05:38 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Invalid Sustem Disk by Abe
I installed a formatted Hard Drive in my computer and attempted to boot up with a floppy. In fact, I attempted to boot up with 3 different floppies which I had downloaded from the internet. In each case I received the error message, "Invalid System Disk. " I tried changing the order of boot up...
May 19th 06 10:43 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Scandisk won't run on USB drive by Occupant
Scandisk tells me I don't have enough memory to run when I try to check a USB drive. It works OK when I check the internal drives. Rebooting and running Scandisk first does not help. The USB drive has 105GB used and 80GB free. Windows crashed while it was writing to the drive and now I get an...
May 18th 06 12:10 AM
by Occupant Go to last post
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Copy specific folders, more by JRGunn
In reference to my previuos post, I also have several hundred folders where the names end in an R or a K. is there a way to sort the folders based on the last letter of the folder name?
May 16th 06 08:54 PM
by JRGunn Go to last post
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Can't Install Hard Drive by [email protected]
I had to replace my defective hard drive. I installed one that had been wiped clean by the previous user. As a result, when I attempted to use my HP Recovery CD, it produced the C: prompt but indicated that it was unable to detect a hard drive. I assume that means that the hard drive has to be...
May 16th 06 10:22 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Problem with scandisk ( win 98se) by Tassie
Maintenance/defragmentation scandisk, keeps continually restarting. then a message says: "scan disk has restarted 10 times because windows or some other program is writing to this drive" I have no programs running and can't fathom what can be wrong. Defragmentation scanning can't even start...
May 13th 06 01:05 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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floppy disc return factory settings by sa
Hi, I formatted a floppy disc. It was already empty. Is there a way to unformat, return factory settings, make completely empty? Thanks
May 13th 06 12:39 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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My laptop tries to boot with the floppy drive by Brian in Alabama
Something has changed with my laptop. When I reboot after it has been off for awhile, like overnight, it tries to boot from the floppy drive and I get "operating system not found". Changing the boot option to the hard drive does no good. If I install the System Disk 1, change the boot option to...
May 8th 06 06:58 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Hard disk problem:bios and win98 cannot see it, linux does by pablo
Hi. I have a Western Digital WDC400 full of data, and after some hardware failures of my MoBo I could not access to it anymore (I've changed the MoBo) After trying every posible configuration (master, slave, alone , in another computer), bios does not detect it. Today I 've tried an old red hat...
April 20th 06 01:14 AM
by philo Go to last post
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how do I copy a disk to my hard drive- by [email protected]
I have purchased the Rosetta Stone Language learning system and want to make a copy. Is there a way to save it or copy it to my hard drive?
April 15th 06 10:37 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Copy specific folders by JRGunn
I have a directory with over 600 folders. I want to copy about 200 of these folders with names that all start with the letter K(incl all subfolders and files) I tried xcopy c:\directoy\K???? d:\directory /s/v but it didn't work. Is their a syntax that will work or is there another way to do a batch...
April 15th 06 10:33 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Replacement IDE cables by mdp
Alan wrote: To try and resolve repeated random problems, I have been advised by the hard drive manufacturer to replace the Primary IDE cable. The existing cable supplied with the motherboard is a 80-conductor ribbon cable for UltraDMA/66/100/133 so technically I do believe I have the ...
April 15th 06 09:31 AM
by Alan Go to last post
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What is Low Level Format? by Eric
Does anyone know what Low Level Format is about? and how to perform it? Thank you Eric
April 4th 06 11:21 AM
by Eric Go to last post
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How to set Disk Clean up automatically at startup? by Eric
Does anyone know how to set Disk Clean up automatically at startup? I have tried to paste a shortcut for Disk Clean up at Start up, but it always request to select a drive before performing any task. Does anyone know how to set the drive and let the Disk Clean up run automatically without...
April 2nd 06 04:34 AM
by glee Go to last post
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Recovering Drivespace 3 compressed disks by NormW
My daughters PC, which was running windows 98, recently died. The machine had one small hard drive which was compressed using drivespace 3. I need to recover her college research papers which are stored on this hard drive. I can take the drive out of her machine and temporarily install it on...
March 31st 06 10:12 PM
by philo Go to last post
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CDR drive not accessible by Patti-M
My CD-RW drive worked just fine until a few days ago. It recognized all CD- Rs and CD-RWs , but now it simply stopped working. When the drawer is opened, the light comes on, but when I insert a CD-R or CD-RW I get the message "Q is not accessible. The device is not ready." I clicked on the...
March 30th 06 03:28 PM
by glee Go to last post
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March 25th 06 04:03 PM
by peifengjiang Go to last post
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Threat by mystery file by Ronjay
A couple of spyware searches indicated that the follow file with a font extension is a severe threat. It shows the location as C/windows/fonts/acrsecI.fon. I have been unable to locate such a file so I can remove it. None of the fonts show up with this name. I haven't registered the spyware...
March 23rd 06 03:44 AM
by glee Go to last post
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Can't write/save Word 2000 documents to a 1 GB Lexmar USB flash drive/stick? by Ant
Hello, I have a weird issue with my father's old Toshiba Satellite laptop/notebook with old Windows 98 SE (all critical updates; OEM). He seems to have problems saving Word 2000 SP-3 (all updates) documents to an USB flash drive/stick (Lexmar 1 GB; FAT32; E: drive). He had it opened and saved on...
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March 22nd 06 08:21 AM
by Ant Go to last post
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