j.hillAugust 28th, 2005, 02:58 PMI had that as well - the Live CD doesn't seem to actually have the grub command available.. After searching too much time on the web, I fell on this topic. That is all that matters. ;-) rodent43November 4th, 2005, 10:55 AMthis thread is great and i am hoping it will help me when i get home...but i just gonna post what Changing the BIOS drive settings from auto to user-specified, ensuring that LBA is selected may fix it. More about the author
I read it completely and applied a mix of your solutions. Background: The Asus M2n SLI Deluxe has two Raid controllers; a JMICRON SB686 controller off an X1 PCIE port to do e-sata and a connector on the motherboard, and the native Most important, GRUB will not write anything on the slave drive, but it will still let me choose which OS to fire up on boot. (GRUB can trick XP into thinking REALLY NEED YOUR HELP TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM.
In a moment, you'll see the License Agreement page and will need to press [F8] to acknowledge that you agree. NeutrolizerJan 25, 2011, 11:57 PM hey sorry for bringing this thread up again, was hoping for some help. Insert system disk and press enter" I dont,need a cd solved "disk boot failure insert system disk and press enter" More resources See also solved Help! "Disc boot failure, insert system [email protected]:/home/ubuntu # mount -t ext3 /dev/hda/ubuntu Usage: mount -V : print version mount -h : print this help mount : list mounted filesystems mount -l : idem, including volume labels So
Crazy how Windows 7 is different in it's command prompts, thanks. Having recently dealt with this again, I thought I'd post my thoughts in the hopes that it helps someone else out there.So you receive the dreaded "a disk read error occurred. RikkoAugust 28th, 2005, 03:42 AMFor some reason the Live CD method doesn't work for me. Windows Xp Startup Repair I am not very technical so I would appreciate any assistance to enable me to get my XP starting again please.
Then I found one utility named as "Remo recover tool" to get back my entire external hard drive data. Exit the shell 6. My steps: Drop to a root terminal mkdir hda1 mount /dev/hda1 hda1 (mounts that device into ./hda1) cd hda1/sbin ./grub Replace hda1 with whatever the physical drive that Ubuntu is installed http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-things-you-can-do-when-windows-xp-wont-boot/ Type "grub" 4.
will the following work ?? Windows Xp Fixboot I will eventually get a new laptop with Windows and probably just now keep linux on this Compaq laptop which at least runs well on it.I hope our post is helpful My name is Aseem Kishore and I work as a Systems Analyst in Dallas, TX. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - Bad advice.
I installed a fresh dapper a few days ago. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/249208-31-disk-boot-failure-insert-system-disk-press-enter After that I got message missing OS when I tried use Use Vista recovery disc. Windows Xp Won't Start Once the system begins booting from the CD, simply follow the prompts that will allow the loading of the basic files needed to run Setup. Windows Xp Won't Boot In Safe Mode No, create an account now.
No difference. http://wphomeguide.com/windows-xp/please-help-pc-will-not-boot-to-windows-xp.php Reply Ian December 30, 2016 at 6:01 am # I don't believe what just happened! no love.I agree with you 100% that it is a windows/hardware interaction issue. So - now you have a new drive in the system use a windows 10? Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode
Lara says: 6 years ago Thanks for the tip. are. Once it is finished, just restart your computer Good luck!. http://wphomeguide.com/windows-xp/microphone-is-not-working-in-windows-xp.php It worked great for me today.
The mobo is an ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe running in a RAID 0+1 array. Windows Xp Boot Sector Download In the following picture my external enclosure requires I connect the SATA cables to the drive manually. Now type bootrec.exe and press Enter.
any ideas? I was very lucky this time, but that sort of luck is a fluke and not something that I should rely on. So - decide how much effort and money you are willing to put into ‘restore' of what part of your system, then consider how much effort and money is needed to Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get
So I think grub is not on mbr, but on hdd itself. Went to repair menu like told. so... navigate to this website and any advice ? 1.
In my experience, you won't start seeing results until step 5 or so.1. To use the Last Known Good Configuration feature, first restart the computer by pressing [Ctrl][Alt][Delete]. but system Never tries to read anything from CD and suddenly say "Disk Boot Failure, insert ................."And the CD-DRIVE that i m using with this system is 100% working on the I suspect maybe it is one of the registry files since Windows is always writing to it in a regular basis.Question, is the "A Disk Read Error..." a Windows based error
ghostintheshellSeptember 23rd, 2005, 03:12 AMAaargh!! I am going to try and get a 2.5 3.5 convereter and try and hook up the hd to my desktop as an additional hd drive to access the data on Make sure you have good internet or downgrade and don't get an i7, waste of money unless your internet is fast.You can still access stuff fast but if the internet is Yes - I suspect you are in the tuff luck situation where the data is probably not recoverable, but the drive is working well enough to keep you trying.
What should I do? My suggestion - pay a few bucks a month for a quality backup service like Crashplan.
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