http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_sg_clean.asp Rich-M, Nov 14, 2006 #5 gyzmkid Thread Starter Joined: Nov 7, 2006 Messages: 11 I'm just starting the computer, pressing F12 and booting from disk. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. After several tries, I decided to put my original Win XP CD into the CD drive and update or reinstall WinXP on top of my current copy which works OK. All rights reserved. get redirected here
An example of this is an Adaptec 1542cf (ISA busmaster hostadapter), a SCSI CDROM (e.g. xtileMember Since: March 13, 2005Posts: 170xtileFollowForum Posts: 170Followed by: 0Reviews: 3 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#1 Posted by xtile (170 posts) - 9 years, 8 months ago I am trying to format Join our site today to ask your question. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.
from floppy, you might need to load the DOS CD-ROM drivers. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - ?? but now the setup doesnt seem to find my HDD on my netbook. CD Drive is not SATA but IDE. To quit setup, press F3. ************* Both of my internal CD-ROM drives function perfectly, so I am puzzled.
Something in the drive seems odd, I could only think that it doesn't start the motor correctly on startup and miscalibrates... It reads alright when I use the CDs after startup.xtile ???? If you use a single device to slave it will not work. QGIS Print composer scale problems Can an object *immediately* start moving at a high velocity?
or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Select forumWindowsMac OsLinuxOtherSmartphonesTabletsSoftwareOpen SourceWeb DevelopmentBrowserMobile AppsHardwareDesktopLaptopsNetworksStoragePeripheralSecurityMalwarePiracyIT EmploymentCloudEmerging TechCommunityTips and TricksSocial EnterpriseSocial NetworkingAppleMicrosoftGoogleAfter HoursPost typeSelect discussion typeGeneral discussionQuestionPraiseRantAlertTipIdeaSubject titleTopic Tags More Select up to 3 tags (1 tag required) CloudPiracySecurityAppleMicrosoftIT EmploymentGoogleOpen SourceMobilitySocial I discovered that the installation went OK up to a point where I got an error: Setup cannot find a CD_ROM drive. So I hit enter and then get the "setup cannot find a CD drive" error message.
I've tried editing the txtsetup.sif file section as below, but to no avail:[SetupData]SetupSourcePath = "\"MajorVersion = 5MinorVersion = 1DefaultPath=\WINDOWSOsLoadOptions = "/fastdetect /noguiboot /nodebug"ForceScsi = 1ForceDiskClass = 0ForceCDRom = 0Architecture = i386DriverCabName=driver.cab,sp3.cabProductType Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Facebook Twitter Google I replaced my CD ROM by another one (from another machine, where it works well), and got the same message again. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads
The CDROM reads all discs properly (video etc), but is not recognized during WIN setup. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/64664/setup-cannot-find-a-cd-rom-drive/ May that be the problem? Setup Cannot Find A Cd-rom Drive Xp Usb gyzmkid, Nov 14, 2006 #4 Rich-M Joined: May 3, 2006 Messages: 22,417 Are you booting to the cd or trying to do this in Windows? Setup Cannot Find A Cd-rom Drive Started by Cees82 , Sep 07 2006 01:02 PM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 Cees82 Cees82 Members 1 posts
To quit Setup press F3. Get More Info Setup cannot find a CD-ROM drive This is a discussion on Setup cannot find a CD-ROM drive within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Very odd problem. My computer has been having a lot of problems, so I just want to do a fresh install of XP and start over.
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