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Totally-braindead 16:00 29 Aug 04 I don't have Win 2000 and have never tried it but I would imagine what it is saying is that it can't get the hard drive I think the hard drive probably has died. Previously yesterday it loaded and the add new hardware screen popped up to add the ethernet, when i clicked on next to install it then said could not be located then Was this answer helpful? his comment is here

I decided to use a boot CD (from Hiren), I was able to boot using the CD and navigate into my drive C, and Partitions. Related Products: Adaptec SCSI RAID (EOL) Adaptec SCSI RAID 2100S Adaptec SCSI RAID 2110S Adaptec SCSI RAID 3200S Adaptec SCSI RAID 3210S Adaptec SCSI RAID 3400S Bought new battery. My problem now is when the computer is starting up i get as far as the screen where you press F1 for setup and it sits idle their for a long

Support Home Answers Ask a Question Your Account Account Overview Support History Account Settings Notifications On cold-boot "Drive not ready, System Halted". it boot up, but on its old os (win98 !!).. Book your tickets now and visit Synology. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/741650 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Please check with the drive manufacturer to verify.If the drive/s are set to spin on power but you still get Drive Not Ready error message: The drive might not be spinning Boot up problem - "drive not ready - system halted" Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Bondy111, Aug 19, 2008. Is this a Dell or an IBM by the way? There is a lot of stuff on the hard drive that if it were lost it would be a disaster.

I am unable to get into that - when the computer loads it comes up with the page and you can briefly see at the bottom press F2 for setup but Reply Reply With Quote + Reply to Thread Quick Navigation Technical Support Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums TechIMO Community IMO Community I heard somewhere that freezing the hard drive or maybe the hard drive and external enclosure might work. Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest.

PXE-MOF Exiting intel PXE Rom PXE-E61 Media test failure, Check cable. Checked the power supply. Welcome guest. system Halted Error + Reply to Thread Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: Drive not Ready.

Email *Required Your Feedback *Required Answers others found helpful Error: 'Drive Not Ready' when attempting to Verify or Format in SCSISelect. navigate here Similar Threads - Boot problem drive Boot.mgr missing Dillontheconquerer, Nov 24, 2016, in forum: All Other Software Replies: 1 Views: 176 blues_harp28 Nov 25, 2016 AOMEI Partition Assistant operation and computer Posting Quick Reply - Please Wait « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 SUEOHIO, Aug 20, 2008 #10 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 It probably wouldn't hurt to check the drive's jumper and connections, too.

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Highlight "Configuration" showing on the left side window Here you should see the right window labeled "SmartROM Configuration". Hard disk This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. So the drive may have problems, too. Check This Out To give all the details: When starting the system it will make a couple loud clicking noises.

Don't just say "My computer doesn't work. Anyways, after done house cleaning, the PC won't boot, and displaying the message, Drive not ready. Free Hard Drive Testing Applications: Manufacturer's Tests Victoria for DOS Victoria for Windows (Both versions of Victoria are among the best and most thorough tests available.) HD Tune CheckDisk 1.03 (Marks

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The computer is roughly 4-5 years old, and was given to me by my mother in law for my children, so i would like to get it working so they can then idk 06-16-2006, 07:41 PM #4 Zah12345 Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2006 Posts: 4 OS: XP Thanks for the replys. Click here it's easy and free. Controller alarm gets activated on every initial boot then stops.

i ran the Maxtor's Powermax Diag tools and found no errors. Cheers ! Can you explain why?This information applies to the following product(s):- Adaptec SCSI RAID 2100S, 3200S, 3400S- Adaptec SCSI RAID 2110S, 3210S, 3410SThis information applies to the following Operating System(s):N/A Note: If this contact form I took the top off, and checked to see of everything was plugged in, which it was, and blew the dust from within.

You could also just try hitting the Pause key on your keyboard during the very early stages of the boot process (then Enter to resume) just to see if that makes If the hard drive is dead like you two think, what are the chances of recovering all thats on it? Logged Please post as much information about your computer, operating system, and problem as possible, what happened prior to problems, etc. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Fareness: When

Yes No Your rating has been submitted, please tell us how we can make this answer more useful. Run it and perform a full diagnostic. __________________ It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. 06-17-2006, 03:03 AM #7 mikeyslaptops Registered The previous one is only 350W. What is the cause of this?

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system Halted Error Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… March 15th, 2009,10:28 PM #1 burnok100 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date PC Advisor Phones Smartphone reviews Best smartphones Smartphone tips Smartphone buying advice Smartphone deals Laptops Laptops reviews Laptops tips Best laptops Laptops buying advice Tablets Tablet reviews Best tablets Tablet tips On reset, drive works fine. Does it make a difference that the only other PC that I could put the hard drive in, other then laptops, runs on a Windows 98 SE?