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thanx in advance. Go figure... Can't believe, but it works! Desktop PC , ASUS motherboard which has the option to boot from USBZIP and USBFDD. you can try this out

I hope this helped and if you need additional help on the problem/something else feel free to ask/contact me. Is it within the Cantor set? If it will boot to a floppy we need to see it, and autoexec.bat and config.sys. ------------------ If you had everything...Where would you put it? I tried to create a Live Ubuntu CD, but I’m getting I/O write errors on the internal cd drive and several attempts failed.

  • Is the disc you are trying to install with the original?
  • Of the various downloads at that site, which download did you use?
  • If your system does not support booting by CD then you will need to use diskettes.
  • Thanks for all the help and I'll take a look at the video too :) Report • #7 OtheHill June 22, 2012 at 14:42:24 Check the boot order in the BIOS
  • I immediately opened it to find all the internal components still there and in decent shape.
  • http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16822/boot-from-a-usb-drive-even-if-your-bios-wont-let-you/ November 24, 2010 eko susilo harjo @ Trevor Bekolay i don't have Floppy disk drive n CDrom how i can get it?
  • July 4, 2010 Harry I installed Puppy Linux on an old beige brick with less processing power than an iPhone, and no support to boot from USB in the BIOS.
  • July 8, 2011 Cory To all those mentioning the useless "double steps" of booting from a CD into USB, here is the reasoning: I use Backtrack 5, which keeps a persistent

Thanks Again to everyone. So you will have to replace the drive or install windows from USB! Login now. RCompsx.com for more details If you need professional repair service we can help, also have software if needed Helpful +12 Report dmg Nov 24, 2009 at 04:48 PM The DC's or

PoaCat09-26-2000, 02:48 PMThanks for replying!! You can't possibly know how excited I am, this open a big door to old hardware May 6, 2010 Tej You could save all the work and just use UNetBootin. The system I have is a Pentium 100; AMIBIOS BIOS version 1.00.11.BSOT. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16822/boot-from-a-usb-drive-even-if-your-bios-wont-let-you/ Commands are in bold, keys to press in brackets.

If you have a specialized boot.ini, then open boot.bak and copy the lines of code into your new boot.ini try the recovery console - you will need to go into your Put PLoP on a Floppy Disk If your computer is old enough to still have a floppy drive, then you will need to put the contents of the plpbt.img image file I then placed an os boot cd in there and that doesn't work. thanks for sharing August 24, 2010 Clarence Everything worked well until it did not find any of my usb drives.

The 1525 does, however, detect usb thumb/flash drives. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/resolved-computer-wont-boot-with-hard-drive-floppy-or-cd-rom.88487/ USB Device (not present) I moved number 3 - Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive to the top of the list, making it number 1. I get that whole "no bootable devices - strike f1 to retry and f2 for setup utilities" bit. Any questions?

You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Computer won't boot from floppy. this contact form you won't be able to install windows if this happened! A piece of freeware called PLoP Boot Manager solves this problem, offering an image that can burned to a CD or put on a floppy disk, and enables you to boot The clicking sound worries me.

Report • Related Solutions› Need to tfr Win98 data to Win7/64 computer › Help using a win95 repair disc › Can't boot from Win98 startup disk. › Can't start windows from but there is no plpbtnoemul.iso … August 20, 2011 Ripps Does not work booted from cd menu came up, hit USB and………. but when i try to install xp to my laptop. have a peek here June 16, 2011 Tim Have been trying to boot an old Packard Bell laptop from USB for ages (Windows 7 kept bombing during installation from DVD) and it had no option

remove all cards except for the video card, and remove all extra memory except the one in the first memory bank. So, I burned a CD with the PLoP iso, and it booted and worked great. Open bootlog.txt and post it too.

Shut down the system and turn it back on with the USB key plugged in. 3.

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek Boot From a USB Drive Even if your BIOS Won’t Let You You’ve always got a trusty bootable USB flash drive On restart, the computer will not boot. Computer Information Links (http://www.geocities.com/paleopete/) Matt10-05-2000, 03:43 AMWhat do you have each of the hard drives set to? Coworker has a ringtone that is disturbing.

Have disabled floppy and CD and it hangs after detecting the HD. March 18, 2011 Patrick Pls, how can this configuration be carried out on a system that failed to boot? To speed this part up, cancel and disconnect all peripherals, and rerun the install. Check This Out Usually somewhere near the edge.

Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Just get the black screen with the cursor.I've found the identical problem on another forum, but no answers there.If anyone has experienced this, please feel free to jump in.Thanks Flag Permalink One XP Boot Disk (not for installation - but to allow you to boot when hard drive won't) *** the XP Boot disk has 3 files on it: boot.ini, NTldr, and Press Escape to bring up the Boot Menu.

It spins it and everything, just no boot. I should have known, seemed obvious. Follow all the prompts - be ready with your WinXP serial number, and be prepared to have to activate it. If your having the same problem, look into either getting an external DVD drive or make an image of the disc onto a DVD +RW if you know how.

Worked like a charm on my IBM X30. I hit F1, go into the bios and change the boot order to Floppy->CD->HD. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

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The following example works for a single-partition IDE drive with Windows XP installed in the \Windows folder, but the exact value in the [operating systems] section depends on the configuration of The Boot Menu doesn’t offer an option to boot from a USB drive. Sorry for bad English is not my native language. I put in a XP x64 installation cd, it brings up the exact same error message.

Advertisement Recent Posts Canon ImageRunner 2200 Triple6 replied Feb 1, 2017 at 10:03 PM Make Four Words cwwozniak replied Feb 1, 2017 at 9:47 PM A good Power Supply??? My guess is some how my friend had changed something in the Bios which caused system to lock up on boot. To put PLoP on a CD, you will need either plpbt.iso or plpbtnoemul.iso from that zip file. Onboard or USB Floppy Drive (not present) 3.