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I got a system form my school with no HDD. I got a standard IDE interface seagate baracuda 7200 rpm 160 GB HDD. I tried booting the system with a boot CD. But the error it is showing is CDBOOT: Memory overflow error. What can be the problem?

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  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Did you format the drive first? How about the setup,did you go through the setup routine and sellect and save the default settings? 

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If you have both a CD drive & a DVD drive, make sure you are using the 1st physical device (according to physical hookup).
Or if you do have both, then try booting with CD in other drive

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Additional Information:

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Code da620000 what is capacity


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