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Compaq Armada M700 - failure to boot from CD

Started giving blue screen stating that there were hardware problems. Formatted HD and when trying to reinstall W2K it gives the following message " non-system disc or disc error, replace and strike any key when ready". I went into BIOS (using F10) and tried various combinations of boot sequence. Non of these worked. Could you possibly suggest anything else?

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  • blessie Jan 12, 2008

    Romeet,



    We just formatted HD, I think we might have deleted the partitions in the process? What do I do next?



    Blessie

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Hello Blessie,
This is Romeet,i shall try and help you with this problem. Before formatting for a new installation of w2k, did you delete your partitions and create a new partition or did you just overwrite the old installation partition?Besides i hope you did a backup of your data before any of above processes in the event you might need it later on? Please let me know about the partitioning and i shall try and help further accordingly as most likely it looks like a Disk Partitioning Misconfiguration / Problem

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Romeet

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