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lol Dec 21, 2004 #1 Gunny TS Rookie Posts: 66 First, you might have failing hard drive or have had a head crash in a system sector of the hard thanks, darin 0 LVL 4 Overall: Level 4 Windows XP 1 Message Expert Comment by:pballan2010-06-06 Comment Utility Permalink(# a32930090) hi, if the IDE cable is defected you may not see I suspect that just after this if you press F8 repeatedly it will give you the boot selection menu and you can choose the Command Prompt. I don't feel like ripping off the heatsink to find out. my review here

If not, I would like to make a suggestion: You were looking to reinstall XP as a solution to the Ferro you were experiencing. ive been playing around with diffrent jumpers and what not to see if maybe thats the cause. Thanks for reading and thanks in advance for any help. I dont have a Win Xp cd just Win Xp upgrade cd. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/solved-setup-cannot-access-this-disk-613615.html

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I run the DELL DIAGNOSTICS found on the other cd, and I get told it cannot SEEK, READ or WRITE. It took me a while to mess around with NIVIDA installations (which we incompatible w/ my card), but I finally found a working one. now i have a "insert BOOT disk in A: Press any key to continue"......

Connect with top rated Experts 27 Experts available now in Live! I had the CD for my previous, qualifying, Windows 98 SE system. Your mbr may be corrupted and that is why you are not booting. 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

when i first got this computer it did the unmountable volume screen but i somehow got onto it i remeber playing on it. How To Fix Setup Cannot Access This Disk That is very probably what is giving you the BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death). Man will have to shell out loads of money.. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/274370-45-setup-access-disk My parents will kill me..

So in 15 hours or whatever I'll do some testing and let you guys know what kind of performance I'm able to squeeze from this. Jan 21, 2008 #24 plasma dragon00 TS Rookie Posts: 172 not to hijack your thread but i have one quick question: both of my hard drives are about ready to die. Went back into the Intel ICH9V Raid bios, and created a new array with two volumes (even though intel calls is two arrays in their bios). Jan 12, 2005 #17 david-swanson TS Rookie Hi, I am also having this problem.

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As for boot order your normal device, i.e. have a peek at these guys But those are decisions for you to make. Setup Cannot Access This Disk Solution If possible change the cables. The remaining ~800GB partition I will start right before going to bed and they both should easily be done before I wake up.

setting the HDD as slave, you have to look at the back of your HDD you will find Jumpers, and on the top of our hdd , or next the jumpers this page Happy Birthday USMC I can't share internet to client... I suspect that you need to do what is called low-level formatting. In this case, you have 3 options.

all that i am concerned with right now is to get the HDD working.. If you have a current warranty on the computer you might want to get the vendor to deal with the problem. I haven't tried the floppy directly from Intel. get redirected here Share this post Link to post Share on other sites xSAKx 0 Member Member 0 41 posts Posted November 5, 2007 · Report post I didn't realize I had posted

etc.so obviously its the HDD now Dec 26, 2004 #12 Gunny TS Rookie Posts: 66 I agree, it is a faulty HDD. After playing World of Warcraft (BC Expanded), I ran into the Error #132, a problem conflicting most often with drivers. That is usually done at the factory and needs to be done before the normal formatting that we all know about.

Could you please help me?

seagate-jumpers.gif 0 LVL 11 Overall: Level 11 Windows XP 6 Message Expert Comment by:kaskhedikar_tushar2010-06-06 Comment Utility Permalink(# a32930132) Hello, -Firstly check the BIOS setting.Check that hard drive is detected or DLGDIAG 5.04f - Data Lifeguard Diagnostics COMMAND ERROR ERROR/STATUS CODE: 0132" Any suggestions or ideas what this may mean? 11-20-2011, 09:25 PM #7 Twiztid_Ninja Registered Member Join Date: If you cannot get a Win98 Boot Disk, use the XP CD in repair mode to run fixmbr. The CD for the qualifying Windows version can itself be an upgrade CD - it does not have to be a full-install CD.

Results in Technical Information: ***STOP: 0x0000008E (....) ***setupdd.sys-addressF84CBCFD base at F24a2000, datestamp #d6dd67f" Time for a new HD? Depending on whats wrong, it may or may not work. Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. useful reference When it asked me for the CD of a qualifying Windows version I inserted the upgrade CD for Windows 98 SE.

Setup cannot access this disk So having took the SSD out and back in , still the same, I look in bios and it finds the SSD and reports back properly. The setup reaches the stage where you need to install to the hard disk, but setup says it can't access the partition. I've never had to do low-level formatting so I can't help you further there. Experts Exchange How to set up NetScaler CPX with NetScaler MAS in a Mesos/Marathon environment Video by: Michael This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with

jmiller1979: I have another PC but no idea how to use this drive as a slave drive. solved Cannot access Hard Disk! Dec 22, 2004 #9 kl44 TS Rookie Topic Starter i got another hdd that i know is in working order i put it in and i get the decision to start there it gave me the prompt windows can't access the disk where it shows the partitions.Any key that i press would restart the computer.What can i do to the HDD back

What does that mean? 4 answers Comments are Closed Lm Kusanagi August 10, 2012 at 5:57 pm try this and it wud do http://www.dimexpro.eu/en/computer-support/integracija_sata_nLite.htm ferdinan Sitohang August 8, 2012 at 9:04 Third, the installation process gives you a chance to format the hard drive. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech

Dec 28, 2004 #15 kl44 TS Rookie Topic Starter just put the old hdd back in the old computer ... If you have a FAT32 Partition then XP/Vista/2000 Pro/NT4 or 98-5 will read this.