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Back to top #5 Chickeedee79 Chickeedee79 New Member Members 4 posts Posted 18 April 2006 - 06:41 PM HI All From what i can understand i think the hard drive is Is their a way to tell??Thanks Tamara Logged GX1_Man ModeratorMastermind Because beige is beautiful !!!Thanked: 24 Re: Drive not ready, System halted « Reply #3 on: April 18, 2006, 04:33:43 AM hope this helps u. I replaced the battery which seemed to help - especially the speed of the computer when starting up.Any other ideas welcome.As for the advise to run majorgeeks - i am unable my review here

Drive not ready, System halted. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Who's Online Blogs Latest Activity Forum PC Hardware and Tech Technical Several functions may not work. I no longer have any of the other errors. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f16/computer-wont-start-drive-not-ready-system-halted-104868.html

As far as the make and model of the computer I am not sure how to determine that the only thing on the front is intel inside celeron and moebius. 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 There are online sites like smallpdf.com ,freepdfconvert.com and professional Adobe Reader to do it Answers (6) Is it possible nowadays to build a computer from scratch? What's wrong?" Chickeedee79 Guest Re: Drive not ready, System halted « Reply #2 on: April 17, 2006, 09:01:30 PM » To get to the BIOS i need to enter the setup??

but the prob now, my main files are located in MyDocs... Reconfigured the bios to its default settings (boot via dvd), but Still the same message if i tried to boot via HDD. If there is that would be awesome, the things on it are very important. Any sort of recovery disk or boot disk has been lost.

I have no problems getting into setup...but i am still unable to get to the desktop... it boot up, but on its old os (win98 !!).. When i start the computer up it goes through the process of starting then comes to a black screen with the following information. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/boot-up-problem-drive-not-ready-system-halted.741650/ Is this a Dell or an IBM by the way?

thanks Bondy111, Aug 20, 2008 #6 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 The tests I linked above. Still won't boot on its HDD. What i could not understand, is why the mobo boots up when i use a bootable CD and navigate into the HDD and its partitions? What make and model?

Or you can read this article and add a bootdelay in your msdos.sys file. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;118579 4 10/15/2004 (12:07 am) by MARK A SPIVEY MARK A SPIVEY (1 Posts) try this No cds came with it, and the disk drive is stuck. Does it make any difference if you leave the machine to warm up before you try booting? IF the drive is formatted FAT32, you might be able to boot from a floppy and run Scandisk to correct the problem.

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. this page Thanks Back to top Back to User to User Help 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear PC Pitstop Forums Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! As far as the makeand model i am unsure and i cant get this info off the computer memory as it wont load.

I checked all the cables, and seems working fine. Answers (5) ماهي مكونات الحاسب الالي؟ Top Answer: اولاُ : المكونات المادية (Hard ware) وهى المكونات المحسوسة مثل وحدات الادخال والاخراج ووحدة المعالجة المركزية ووحدات التخزين. ثانياُ : المكونات البرمجية (Soft Any help would be appreciated, thanks. 06-29-2006, 02:28 PM #10 dai TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: west australia Posts: 78,002 OS: win 7 32x 64x get redirected here if u want to run windows xp properly for example u need at the minumum a 40 gig hd and 512mb of ram.

Used the HDD Regenerator, and was able to de-frag and remove drive errors. Mainly things like pictures. Too much info is OK, too little is pointless!

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I unconnected the hard drive and the computer still gave the same message but the clicking noises didn't occur. Before posting on our computer help forum, you must register. It wasn't on windows I made the change, but on the set up as you start the PC. I would look in the Bios first and see if the hard drive is recognised and then open the case and check the power and IDE cables to see if one

Power Management intermittently spins hard drive up or down in WinNT 4.0... 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 Reimage » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. http://liveterrain.com/drive-not/cd-drive-not-recognised.php 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

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 Bondy111, Aug 19, 2008 #4 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 It's not the boot time that I was referring to. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. This is for my other PC I just cleaned the tower casing for some "dust and debris" that always going inside the case and fan blowers.

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