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Terms and Rules Curse Enjoy the game Not a Member? I formatted the hard drive, so could it have lived through that? What does it say (you need to have your server running for it to work properly) bassfader, Aug 17, 2011 #6 Offline caron300 bassfader said: ↑ Have you tried using The master boot record may not be really bad but if Win doesn't like it then your stuck in DOS Mode and no CD-rom support. Source

Second, if it has non-mousebale interface, look at the IDE submenu (you will need to hunt for it, MAYBE in Advanced menu) and the Compaq can probably then detect the drive. I have tried swapping every componet from my working computer. -the cpu psu Gpu Ram HDD I have tried taking out the cmos battery and putting it back in. Report Joshua Xiong- Oct 13, 2008 at 08:23 PM So you're saying it's the hard drive fault? whenever I press 'u', the utility anager opens up.

Floppy boot box, and run mfr utils on drive after finding it in BIOS if NOT WD drive-- Lifeguard's util set can probe IDe itself for most computers of that gen Delete it, close regedit and reboot! #8 bacillus, Mar 1, 2001 LiekOMG Golden Member Joined: Jul 5, 2000 Messages: 1,362 Likes Received: 0 Hmm... Does anyone have any recommendations with what i can do/try? It is a old compaq amd k6-2 with 8mb on board video, 500mhz cpu.

not enuf so it turns off, just enuf so i would get a random freeze, or crash etc... She will be off to college this coming Sept. My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsKeepEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsBooksbooks.google.com - 10 books in 1 - your key to networking success! as far as I'm aware, this problem has three known causes. 1) Wrong IDE drivers installed. 2) the NOIDE entry in the registry 3) a bad master boot record.

but i believe thats what the problem is. Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2804423/strange-problem-friends.html The second motherboard cost me $150 as well, and i returned it for a replacement at no extra cost.

I can connect to my skype account through this laptop but with a different wireless internet provider existing in the same room or somewhere else.2. Indeed, or at least a problem with the BIOS. Thanks again anandtechers! #1 LiekOMG, Feb 28, 2001 Loading... lol .

Also I tried booting from a win2k floppy and also a win98 and no, go I get a i/o error when reading the floppy drive, and it will not boot from useful reference have turned on caps lock n then pressing shift n typing, because otherwise the shortcuts open up... Ask a question and give support. If you type two keys at exactly the same time, it should turn sticky keys off.

Did your friend mention any problem with his system when it was last working, like an encounter with a virus or something like that? this contact form Depending on the settings of your router it may have changed even if your external IP stayed the same. Please try the request again. New Posts [Part 2] Measuring CPU Draw Call Performance Latest: MajinCry, Mar 7, 2017 at 5:15 PM CPUs and Overclocking GOP ACA Replacement Imminent....Predictions Latest: Fanatical Meat, Mar 7, 2017 at

  1. my windows key was apperently stuck down, tapped both of them a couple times and now no more short cuts whenever I hit y,u,h,j,n,m.
  2. Also, the thing is i can fully connect to the server on the host but not on any other computer.
  3. I'm guessing It has win95 on it.

No, create an account now. Btw, she is running an IBM 30gig HD. I'm guessing that is your problem, or those 4in1's didnt get installed properly. http://fmcproducts.net/strange-problem/strange-problem-can-you-help.php Ntoe, to run utils, do NOT attempt to install Liofegurad for this application, you need to tell it NOT to install lifeguard, accept the license, and for Antivirus safety run from

Mar 24, 2003 Strange problem... While you're at it boot to Partition Magic (if you have it) and see if it finds a small (unknown) partition at the beginning of the drive. Right now I am battling with something that drops the odd letter from my typing, so a letter will simly act as if not pressed.


I said that the drive is connected to the "regular" port. TechSpot is a registered trademark. still effected with this problems. General Hardware Jul 6, 2012 Helping a friend build a new computer. $1000 buget w/ speakers and monitor.

Because it utilized stealth, I didn't detect it for a long time. It doesn't matter if you formatted the drive in windows, cause the virus is already loaded into memory(hence memory resident), and it will write itself onto the hard drive's master boot And I can connect to my skype account but through a different laptop in the room and a different internet provider/network.I tried everything I could imagine, not knowing too much about http://fmcproducts.net/strange-problem/strange-problem-can-u-help.php I suspect soe script or a small virus.

and this way 'M' not working, but when I release shift n press it, the window MiniMizes sorry the m is missing , because that key doesnt work.. I have tried reseting the graphics card, and the cpu, and the ram, and have tried the ram in different slots I am now clueless. Report anny- Nov 7, 2008 at 05:21 PM I had a keyboard problems 3 months a go. Also, her DVDrom (the only cd access in her computer) works perfectly.

I got into the bios and the only devices I can set up in the boot order is either the cd-rom or floppy, no screen to detect and devices are anything I can give that a shot, but i'd like to hear if anyone else has any suggestions.