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Pentium-mmx...hard disk diagnosis fail..disk boot failure 166Hz toshiba cd rom 1984-95 xm-5302TA help i have no idea what this means trying to fix my parents computor..is there a boot disk i can download....?

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    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    OS is not present in hard disk pls try to install windows or change hard disk if it is failed

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Its called the "ultimate boot diak" go google it.

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http://www.eid.toshiba.com/support/swdrivers.shtml

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First of all, you have to enter the BIOS Setup to see if the drive is detected. If not, then you have a hardware problem, loose connection or bad drive.

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Your computer is using the network-connection to try to connect a "network boot server", to try to load a bootable image across the network.

The 'MEDIA TEST FAILURE, CHECK CABLE' is the error-message when no "network boot server" responds to a "network boot request".

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So, insert "Restore Disk #1" and restart your computer, and FORCE it to "boot" from the CD-ROM device -- not from the disk-drive. When prompted, insert "Restore Disk #2" to continue the reinstallation of Windows. When prompted, remove the disk from the CD-ROM device, and restart your computer.

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1 hard drive connection could be loose - try taking out the hard drive and reinstalling it
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3 partition table is corrupt - try booting off windows cd and running chkdsk /p from command prompt
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