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this was my problem.. Both drives work without flaws. I guess I do agree that the BIOS is working correctly (silently ignoring a badly formatted bootable disc) but I warning sure would be nice. x64, but it's just not letting me. 02-14-2009, 09:47 AM #20 jcgriff2 Team Manager, Microsoft SupportBSOD Kernel Dump Expert Join Date: Sep 2007 Location: New Jersey Shore weblink

It does not matter which I pick, the rend result is always the same, a few pathetic whirls of the cd drive, or flashes of the hdd, and then an underline What's New? all I get are beeps every ttime i press the F10 (or any other) key. If the XP disc works and every other disc works this only points to the fact that the Vista DVD you have is bad. ~Alex~ .:Forum Moderator:..:Guinea Pig for Testing:.

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Evelyn Reply With Quote 2010-09-26,18:53 #9 EvelynMitchell View Profile View Forum Posts Star Lounger Join Date Jun 2008 Location Southgate, MI Posts 71 Thanks 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts If the disk is OK on another computer, then we can rule that out. View my website, it may be helpful. Type Bootrec.exe, and then press ENTER.

I guess I do agree that the BIOS is working correctly (silently ignoring a badly formatted bootable disc) but I warning sure would be nice. Username Changing provided by Username Change v1.3.0 (Free) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Also, I was wondering about partitioning does that help? Windows Vista Iso The windows CD/DVD's check something (!), which changes how they boot...

It aslso refuses point blank to boot from the hard drive. Excluding all other devices from booting and a message reading "Operating System not found" is normal if it can't find a bootable CD in the DVD drive. Changing the SATA port only changes the channel, so I'm not sure how I would set it to slave. Previous Thread--This thread's tiny URL: http://lounge.windowssecrets.com/ind...owtopic=778505 Evelyn Reply With Quote 2010-09-26,15:47 #2 CLiNT View Profile View Forum Posts Super Moderator Join Date Dec 2009 Location California & Arizona Posts 6,121 Thanks

So you will have to replace the drive or install windows from USB! Microsoft When you changed the BIOS, are you absolutely certain you saved the changes before you exited? again, insert, mount, check the flash drive dd if=/path/to/flash/drive/mybootcode.img of=/dev/sdX bs=1 count=440 conv=notrunc (again, /dev/sdX with your appropriate drive, usually /dev/sda) umount, shutdown, remove RIP CD... If I try pressing, or holding down the F10 key ...

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I do not accept support questions via EMail, PM, IM or my Spaces page! . What is the purpose of USA warning Russia about missile strikes in Syria? How To Boot From Cd In Windows Vista How to start Windows in Safe Mode Windows Safe Mode is a way of booting up your Windows operating system in order to run administrative and diagnostic tasks on your installation. Windows Vista Boot From Usb If so, then the issue is either the fact that Vista is a DVD (and the drive can't boot to a DVD) or a problem with the Vista DVD itself.

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DRIVE IMAGING Invest a little time and energy in a well thought out BACKUP regimen and you will have minimal down time, and headache. If you wish to send the information, then click on the Send information about this problem (recommended) option. I also tried making the boot from usb the primary boot device. check over here Do any of you guys have any idea how I can get it to boot up?

Or maybe I haven't fixed enough computers yet? Have you gone into your computer's BIOS to change the boot setting to alow for booting to your CD/DVD drive? (Usually pressing the "F2" or "del" key upon boot gets you I get that whole "no bootable devices - strike f1 to retry and f2 for setup utilities" bit.

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Upgrading from an x64-based version of Windows XP to Windows Vista is not supported. I have grub on my laptop! Try an external CD Rom device. x86 in XP Pro x86.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... When I try to run setup.exe within XP, it gives a message saying that "setup.exe is not a valid Win32 application". In fact, the only; hard drive and floppy are disabled. this content Where is the Main Index page of the old Woody's Lounge?

Sincerely, Evelyn Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Lounge Windows Windows Vista Forum Vista will not boot from CD Posting Permissions You may not post new threads x64 in XP Pro x86... If so, then the issue is either the fact that Vista is a DVD (and the drive can't boot to a DVD) or a problem with the Vista DVD itself. After fixing the boot record problem I booted again into RIP Linux, recreated partitions 1 and 2 (I do not know why, but Windows could see them right after boot and

Do you get a prompt to "Press any key" __________________ Rich 02-14-2009, 09:26 AM #18 jcgriff2 Team Manager, Microsoft SupportBSOD Kernel Dump Expert Join Date: Sep 2007 Thanks for the hint. You cannot format the system drive using Windows . . DRIVE IMAGING Invest a little time and energy in a well thought out BACKUP regimen and you will have minimal down time, and headache.

But now I want to image the drive to make a backup. My computer refuses to boot from the XP or Vista install disks. There are other bootable discs that can also be used to format the drive beforehand as well but you shouldn't be in need of those. mqudsi, Nov 13, 2007 #6 KermitC New Member Joined: Nov 12, 2007 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 I think I had/still have a similar problem.

My BIOS is setup properly. Its a good idea to create at least the system partition if partitioning is to be incorporated at that time as well so you get the partition size desired instead of Any ideas? The ability to create backup images for Complete PC Restore is only available in Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise.

Can you boot from another CD, like say the Windows XP setup disc? This mode of operating is designed to let you troubleshoot and run diagnostics on your computer. I've tried booting from Vista CD and UBCD. But if you create a bootable CD yourself, it likely won't.

I know it can boot from the optical drive since when I upgraded the HDD it came with the a SSD and installed a fresh version of Windows it booted from CD Drive accepts discs, and you can hear it spin up... When you do so, does anything happen? while the following 72 bytes include various data, but most importantly...