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HP Pavillion 533w System restore disks

Hello my name is Richard here is the Problem

Situation: I have a HP Pavillion 533w. The owner of this CPU gave it to me so that i can install a new HD and reinstall all of his previous software and upgrade to a few others.

Problem was that I realized as i read through forums of HP's policy of the System recovery info being on the origianl HD is a partition, and that if you install a new HD I was going to have problems.

I must have read everything there is to know about this machine and the installation of System Recovery Disks. None od the solutions offered are helping and to make matters worse HP does not help people with this specific model anymore.

What I try to do is set up the cd as the main booting device,
then load the cd labeled number 1 of 8
then reboot
then the system shows the HP loading page
then its starts to read the cd but that's when the message shows
"Operating System not found"

I have tried everything,
The bios reads or sees the HD and labels correctly
I have tried the DVD in another CDU and works fine
I read and reread all manner of ways for this error and no luck.

So I hope someone can help

Thanks
Richard

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  • richyj Feb 21, 2008

    Yeah but this is that one that is not being cooperative. I've tried three brand new formatted HDD and i get the same operating System not found message.

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You should be able to do a clean format with the hp disk on a new drive.Basically start from scratch.I have put new drives in HP computers without any trouble

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My HP pavilion 533w will not completely power on.


Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer


You could select the option start at last known configuration that worked this will tell you if and what file has been corrupted or missing then you will know if its a hardware issue

You might use the system restore to restore your system to an earlier time click start all programs

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Test your PSU power supply unit or replace it if your power supply units fan is not working your PSU is faulty

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/f/powersupplytest.htm


Test all leads that attach to your hard drive power and data cables IDE SATA

the leads from your MOTHERBOARD TO YOUR HARD DRIVE make sure they have a secure dust free connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty


make sure all leads that are attached to your dvd\cd floppy drives have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty


computers need power and data to travel through every working device to continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error


even something as small as a faulty electrical or fan power lead can cause you problems



motherboard and a hard drive any leads between them will fail before your motherboard or your hard drive if its a flat ribbon 40 pin type IDE replace it this will be the first to fail



check all electrical power input and extensions make sure they are securely seated even the cd/dvd floppy drives need to have current go through make sure these drives are working



also check the Cmos battery and computer RAM modules make sure they are securely seated with no dust built up or in the sockets on some motherboards cmos batteries are soldered in


check you CPU central processing unit make sure its securely seated and has thermal paste it might be getting to hot the thermal paste will help disperse the heat

Thermal compound is a sticky paste that is placed directly onto the CPU.


Allowing for a more direct heat transfer between the CPU and HEAT SINK and preventing air gaps from forming between the CPU and heat sink.

check you CPU make sure its securely seated and has thermal grease
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Thermal-Compound-Roundup-February-2012/1490


hope this helps

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Hp screen wont start up i just get the blue hp screen f10 = start up esc= boot menu f11=system recovery f9 = dignoses when i pree these buttonms nothing happens tried unplugging everything and still...


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i.e., your disk-drive has failed.

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Cant reinstall XP asks for restore plus cd!!!


Dear Sir,

Welcome to Fixya Support.

According to your problem description,it seems that you formatted your computer hard disk by connecting it to another PC.If it is yes.
Your Hard Disk completely formatted along with your windows drive i.e C drive. So you have to reinstall operating system by using recovery or restore plus CD supplied along with your PC.Restore plus cd means a CD which is having operating system files,and needed when operating system fails to boot.If you purchased Genuine operating system along with your PC,you should have recovery or operating system CD.
if you are not having recovery CD,you can use windows XP CD for fresh installatin of your operating system

I think it helps.

If you any difficulty leave a comment,we were happy to assist you.


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Hp pavilion 533w on startup goes to boot disk failure-insert system disk. I insert the floppy..it goes to A:/ & I type win as command and it says bad command or file name


Did it work well before? One thing I would check is the memory cards. Sometimes they get loose or the connection isn't good and the computer won't start.
The model I think you have is tough to open, there are directions on the internet if you need.
Another alternative, depending on your operating system, would be to use another computer to create a "start up disk" to use on yours.
There are also directions if you google it.
Could be so many things, just thought I would give you a couple quick things.
If this doesn't work, maybe I can be of more help.
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This is everything I could find on your computer.

Base processor and speed Celeron 2.0 GHz
  • 400 MHz Front side
  • Socket mPGA478
Back to top Chipset 845GL Back to top Motherboard manufacturer
  • Manufacturer for computer serial numbers starting with KR and CH: Trigem Glendale
  • Motherboard for computer serial numbers starting with MX: ASUS IT8708F NOTE: The serial number can be found printed on the back of the HP Pavilion computer, or while holding down the Ctrl and Altkeyboardkeys, press S. A screen will pop up with the serial number.
Back to top Memory Component Attributes RAM (installed)

Allocated to Video 256 / 2100 DDR

Up to 64MB Maximum allowed 1 GB (requires replacement of the installed 256 DIMM) Speed supported PC2100 / PC1600 Type DDR SDRAM DIMM slots Two Open slots One Back to top Hard drive 60GB Ultra DMA Back to top DVD-ROM/CD-RW combo drive 16x/8x/8x/40x maximum speed Back to top Diskette drive 1.44 MB (3.5-inch) Back to top Fax and data modem Cheetah 2 V.92 Modem Back to top Video graphics Integrated Intel Extreme Graphics with up to 64MB shared memory Back to top Sound/audio Integrated AC97 audio Back to top USB specification USB 2.0 Back to top Network Integrated on motherboard: 10/100Base-T LAN interface

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