I just bought the Belkin G+ Desktop Card, and followed the manufacturer's guide, installed the disk on my win xp desktop, then was prompted to insert the card into my pc and switch it back on. After a successful installation, I re-started my computer, only to find the message ""reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device". I rebooted but got the same message, I then rebooted into BIOS, and got the following message "setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer". I have spoken to Belkin, who tell me I have to contact my PC supplier. Well, firstly my PC supplier is no longer in business, and secondly the PC was working perfectly well before the Card install. Can anyone please help me. I urgently need to get this pc back up and running again. Thank you
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1) Turn the computer on. When Windows has loaded all the way, put the Installation (CD) disk in your optical drive. Load the software.
No disk? Go to the Sound Card manufacturers website, and download the software. Now INSTALL it.
If asked to restart your computer -> NO Close all windows, go back to your desktop screen. Turn the computer off.
FOLLOWING Anti-Static Precautions, and computer unplugged from power, open the computer case, and physically install the Sound Card.
Close the computer case, do not forget to hook up the audio wires to your sound card. Plug computer into power, WAIT 1 minute, turn the computer on.
2) Doesn't have a sound adapter card, and is just Integrated Audio? Download AND install the audio drivers from Asus for that motherboard, AND Operating System you are using. (Win XP and Win 7, are two examples of an O/S)
Need further guidance than this? Post the Sound Card manufacturer and Model Number. Also post the model number of the Asus motherboard. Post in a Comment.
Try to re-install 2 Operating systems use this order, 1,Install windows XP by booting the XP cd, 2,and then install Win 7 by booting from Win 7 cd. Then while you restart computer there will be a prompt menu asking to select OS to start. Thanks
You may try updating the driver for it from
device manager. Insert your Belkin disk then follow the steps below.
1. Click on start button. 2. In the run box
type devmgmt.msc and then
press enter. 3. Select the Belkin wireless
g desktop card
device and right click on it 4. Now select properties. 5. In the
properties window, under Driver tab, click on Update Driver button. 6. Select Install from list or specifec location 7. Choose Include this location in the search and use the drop down box to select cd rom 8. Click browse expand your cd rom drive and find the Belkin drivers and click ok.
boot with win xp setup disk.
set first boot devic as cd drive then insert win xp disk into it.
then follow wthe procedure .try to repair os win xp .if it is not found bye setup go to recovery console run this command: CHKDSK /r
then wait untill cmd probmpt.
ten u can repair win xp
Make a windows 98 startup disk by downloading it from here http://ru.dod.net/ben/boot98.exe . Once you haver done that turn off the acerpower insert the disk and turn it on (make sure its set to boot from floppy disks in bios setup) Choose the option start computer with cd rom support. Now after about 1 minute youy should see a:\. Type in a:\fdisk and then choose yes and then create a partiossion using the prompts given . Once you have done that and its finished it should say you must restart this computer so restart it. Then boot from the floppy disk again and when it coms to a: type FORMAT C: and then press y. Once its done take the floppy disk put and restart your computer with the windows xp disk in and it should start installling windows xp.
Your hard disk might be SATA interface, and XP don't have access to this type of hardisk. It requires RAD driver for that type of disk.
1). You can make your HDD accessable to XP by disabling the SATA mode in your system BIOS setup. Then XP will access your HDD and it will be installed.
2). You can also make your HDD accessable to XP by atchi driver. Go to your motherboard manufacturer site and download SATA driver according to model number. This may be compressed or auto extract exe. Extract all files and copy it into a floppy disk. Then start your XP and press F6 at first screen, then it will be prompted to insert RAD driver from setup, follow the instructions and XP will be installed on your system.
if the system was able to enter the desktop and restarts...once possible cause is a virus...scan the pc via safemode or reinstall windows.
but if it didn't enter the OS desktop...cause might be the boot loader or MBR is damage..
worth a try:
Run the Recovery Console from the Windows XP startup disks or the Windows XP CD-ROM, follow these steps: 1.
Insert the Windows XP startup disk into the floppy disk drive, or
insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart
Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted. 2. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console. 3. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console. 4. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER. 5. At the command prompt, type this commands one at a time.