I got this computer as present for christmas, has multiBay, it is a HP L1750 Microsoft XP home edition, I can play CD no problem but when I go to burn a CD or copy photos to CD the PC tells me put CD in Drive D when I already have one in. I am getting annoyed I must be doing something really stupid. Please help!!!
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Cause 1 This issue may occur if you have a CD, a DVD or a floppy disk in your CD, DVD, or floppy drive when you start the computer.
Cause 2 This issue occurs if one or more of the following
elements are corrupted and will not load during the boot sequence of the
Master boot record
Method 1: Troubleshoot the specific element that causes Windows not to loadNote This option requires that you perform
multiple steps to determine the exact element that causes the issue.
This option may allow for you to keep customizations in Windows.
your computer in safe mode. To do this, press the F8 key while Windows
is starting. Then, create a Windows XP boot disk to start the
For more information about how to create a Windows XP boot disk, click
the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft
How to create a bootable floppy disk for an NTFS or FAT partition in Windows XP
A description of the Safe Mode Boot options in Windows XP
If you can start the computer from the boot disk
without receiving an error message, the damage is limited to the master boot
record, the boot sector, or the NTLDR file. After Windows XP is running,
immediately back up all data before you try to fix the boot
Use Disk Management to view the partition information and to
verify that the disk partition (or partitions) is correct. To use Disk
Management, follow these steps:
Click Start, right-click My
Computer, and then click Manage.
Expand Storage, and then click
If invalid partitions are present or you cannot start your
computer by using a boot disk, consider reinstalling Windows XP on your computer
and restoring your data and configuration information from a recent
If you do not have a current backup copy of the data on the
computer, contact a computer specialist to determine the best method of data
recovery and configuration.
Run a current virus scanning program to verify that no
virus is present.
Repair the master boot record by using the FIXMBR command from the Windows XP Recovery
First of all you need to have the Windows XP cd to install it on your computer. And also if you have the copy of the of the product key to reacvtivate it again. that is all you need to reinstall XP again on your computer. You will also need the drivers cd for the computer to function again normally.
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y this procedure. It very serious problem. For someones... To remove that password there are few steeps:
0. remove AC power 1. remove system battery (primary and multibay if present) 2. remove harddrive from harddrive bay 3. remove Multibay Devices from multibay 4. remove small round battery pill 3.3V, located under a cover on left side of touchpad. Remove cover gently (is no need to remove keyboard, but cover is removable with some power...) Delicate unplug small conector with cables leading to battery, 5. wait 5 minutes 6. connect AC power 7. Turn on computer unit (BIOS gets a few errors = date, time, mismatch etc. no need to panic, if everything is ok then get into computer setup pressing F10, change existing setup values as needed, if ok power down computer. 8. unplug AC power 9. Plug small battery into motherboard 10. install Hdd and multibay devices 11. Install system batteries 12. Power Up computer, there could be no password anymore
Get a bootable windows xp cd first.
Boot the computer and enter the bios. Change the boot priority and make the computer boot through the optical drive. Then save settings and reboot placing the cd in the drive. The computer will boot through cd and show the main menu which allows you to format and install the xp select install and you will be able to do so
According to your problem solution is Copy content of the MS-OFFICE 2007 CD to a Pendrive(Thumb Drive) from other computer having working CD ROM.Then connect thumb drive to your computer install MS-OFFICE through Setup file present in the thumb drive,if it asks product key give the product key printed on MS OFFICE 2007 CD envelope. It solves your problem.
The disk itself may be corrupt , go to microsoft and download xp home or pro , whatever your using and burn to a disk .If you don't have access to another computer , go to a repair shop and you can usually buy a burn't copy of xp for 5 to 10 dollars . RE-install as usual. please note !!! you must know what service pack is needed for the install . SP1 - SP2 ....OR to be on the safe side just get XP SP1. good luck!
Insert the original Windows XP CD (Windows XP with Service Pack 2 is preferred, but not required) and reboot the computer. You may need to configure your computer to boot from the CD-ROM drive.When the Windows XP Setup has started, press "R" to "repair the Windows XP installation using Recovery Console". Select the Windows installation to repair (generally this is C:\Windows) by typing its number and then pressing ENTER. Type the Administrator password and press ENTER.
Type the following commands:
D: [ENTER] CD I386 [ENTER] EXPAND USERINIT.EX_ C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 [ENTER] NOTE: If your CD-ROM drive has a different letter assigned to it, enter "X:" instead, where X is the appropriate drive letter.
After entering "EXPAND USERINIT.EX_ C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32" you should see the text "1 file(s) copied", in which case all went well.
Remove the Windows XP CD, type "EXIT" and press ENTER to restart your computer. You should now be able to log on as normally.
Find another HP Printer Driver that will allow you to have most of the features you had. You always seem to lose features when dealing with this. This is your only option. Search the HP.com website for suggestions. Put 7760 and XP in the search box.