Re: OFFLIST Re: [midatlanticretro] another OT question: Mobo's
I've never heard of Spartantech. I can't recommend vendors when I have no
clue whatsoever what it is you want!
--- 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
> 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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