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Re: OFFLIST Re: [midatlanticretro] another OT question: Mobo's

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  • Jim Scheef
    Chris, I ve never heard of Spartantech. I can t recommend vendors when I have no clue whatsoever what it is you want! Jim
    Message 1 of 10 , Oct 27, 2005
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      Chris,

      I've never heard of Spartantech. I can't recommend vendors when I have no
      clue whatsoever what it is you want!

      Jim

      --- Chris M <chrism3667@...> wrote:

      > Thanks dude, but it's none of that. Either the
      > firmware is messed up and or the ide conrollers are
      > screwy. The older celeron 400 crapped itself
      > altogether. The Compaq was always flakey.
      > Can you recommend any vendors? I was thinking
      > Spartantech.com. Don't know if you're familiar with
      > them.
      > Thanks ;)
      >
      > --- Jim Scheef <jscheef@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Chris,
      > >
      > > My first thought was that the drive was too large
      > > for the BIOS. Do you have
      > > the latest BIOS for the motherboard?
      > >
      > > If the board will support the drive, try
      > > partitioning the drive with
      > > Partition Magic so you have a c-drive of maybe 50G.
      > > Then install to that
      > > partition and see if that will work. Once you have a
      > > working installation
      > > that is patched up to date, use Windows to format
      > > the other partition. This
      > > is less work than creating the slipstreamed CD.
      > >
      > > Jim
      > >
      > > --- Chris M <chrism3667@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hello groupies,
      > > > For some reason I'm having nothing but problems
      > > > trying to install Windows 2000 Pro on any of 3
      > > hard
      > > > drives I've had for nearly a year now. All are WD
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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