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Trying to Rebuilt my Toshiba Portege 3490 Labtop

I have a problem on this PC. I Tried installing xp, 2000, and even 98.. but nothing seems to work. It pops up on windows 2000 with "INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE" It suggest stuff like check for hard drive corruption and stuff like that.. it is an irritating problem.. a suggestion i heard was check the inside like the HARD DRIVE..

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Check the ide cables or sata cable if it is propely installed then make sure that your drive is master in jumper settings. then try to install xp.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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I know nightmare ned wont work with windows 7 which is what i have so i installed it on my windows virtual pc in xp mode and the install went fine. But when i try to play it nothing happens. I click on the...


Depending on how old this game is, ( like made before 2002) It is out of date to current windows systems, you would need something like windows 2000 or windows 98 for the game to work


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Can't boot with Cd-Rom unable to install windows XP


Well, maybe I can try, thus in your bios setting you can boot using usb cdrom? Or maybe its time to change your cdrom drive already. If you can borrow a good spare cdrom. Take this in for the meantime in exchange for your installed cdrom. Maybe your cdrom drive is faulty. Then if this is ok, it is now easy for you to get on.

Second option, you can take out your harddrive prime it, then have a partition (say d:\) with a copy of full copy of xp installer, and other important installer just have it foldered. Then I assume you can boot using a floppy drive with win98 rescue disk. After booting goto harddrive partition with xp installer. then click setup and set it up in c:\ . Then your go other software, installed it manually.

I do this coz it much faster to installed using harddrive and also it is only in xp.

Hope this helps. comments if I miss something.

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Invalid systme disk. Replace the disk and press any key


its domnickr,
its so we can not install xp in model 1255 it will spoils your hard disk all you can install win98 ED 2 only..... so its wise not to try it and reinstall using win 98 install disk. if format is not possible do format using Fdisk command.
step 1 :enter dos floppy
restart ur lap enter from insulation option.
chance boot perority to floppy disk ie Shift +.
restart lap
enter fdisk in commant
format using instruction for any help mail at domnickr@yahoo.com

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I try to boot my computer from a windows 98 disc, but it won't lo


Hi matthewbugbe,

I think what that means is it does not recognize your hard drive. If you are trying to install Windows 98 you should format your drive first.

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put in the windows 2000 or xp disk
98 is not supported by microsoft , youll have many problems online
but you need to format the hard drive , 20 gb is good
with the windows xp cd boot from it
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Super scattergories


Microsoft Windows 98 was an operating system used on a majority of personal computers from 1998 to 2000. Because of this, there are a variety of games available to play on Windows 98, but are incompatible with later versions of Windows. If you have Windows XP or higher, you have access to a "Compatibility Mode" that allows your computer to play those games. Activating compatibility mode is a simple procedure.

Right-click the file that you usually click on when you are trying to start a game.

Select the "Properties" option in the drop-down menu.

Select the "Compatibility" tab, then check the "Windows 98" box.

Select the proper video mode for your game under "Display Settings."

Select the "Apply" button to save your settings, and select "OK."

Double-click on your game's file to begin playing the game.

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For starters, what is the operating system of this computer?
Windows XP will recognise flash drives, 2000 seems to recognise some but if you have 95, 98 or Me you need to install a driver for the drive. The manufacturer of the drive may not even supply one.

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go to start then select run and type msconfig the hit enter key
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I cant install windows in my computer


Have you tried another installation CD?

Have you performed a HD format with a Windows 98 boot disk?

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