I think JMPC is probably right about the hard drive but I have researched this issue and there may be other options so please post back if you would like more help with this problem. Message 10 of She booted up and I was able to access the windows start up screen until I got to where I had to enter a password. Message 8 of I thought this was just a problem with the drivers, so I tried updating them, but my computer claimed the drivers were up-to-date. Completely up to date Windows now or only sp3? XP won’t even support that, will it?

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I get 2 error messages.

Copyright -Tech Support Forum. Run Seatools for Windows. Virus Problem, Please Help. Message 10 of I have tried multiple troubleshooting topics, but it seems that mine is an exceptional case. I have burnt a Live CD for Maverick. BB code is on. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Compaq Presario M boot up errors. The “closest” option is “Floppy Diskette” which of course I don’t even have! The Preboot eXecution Environment PXE, and also known as Pre-Execution Environment is an environment to boot computers using a network interface independently of data storage devices like hard disks or installed operating systems.


Message 3 of If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. So I uninstalled the USB drivers, then reinstalled them.

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Plug the AC Adapter into the computer if it is not already connected. Message 2 of Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.

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There were multiple ports. If not, any help would be greatly appreciated!

I know you have windows xp but that is a long time ago for me so it is a bit diffrent. Some bios just lists a usb drive as another hard drive, if it is listed in your BIOS under hard drives, select it as first hard drive.

Download the program from a working computer, put the Seatools program m000 a bootable media e.

If the HDD is not detected or is making noise, or is cold to the touch once it is powered up, then it has failed and needs to be replaced. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation.


All times are GMT I want to try installing from a USB drive. Hi missfixit74, and welcome to TSF.

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I’m a little suprised it doesn’t have a USB boot option as its not that old. XP won’t even support that, will it? I would occasionally receive the error message I stated above. Message 4 of presaeio When you plugin the USB, it should be listed in the boot options, what make laptop are you using? I’m at a loss right now.