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Not the real important one, just do something that will make it give an error. Similar Threads - Problem Booting 300PL Problems booting up gordonvhs, Sep 27, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 0 Views: 129 gordonvhs Sep 27, 2016 Booting problem (maybe graphics card broke?) GreenGandalf, Unless I can get into BIOS/CMOS setup I don't seem to be able to get the PC to boot from CD-Rom, which I really need to do what he wants. :confused: Do you have a specific model type located on the id tag on the back ? http://macland.net/problem-with/problem-with-dual-booting-vista-x64-and-xp-x86.php

Peterj11606-01-2005, 04:17 PM...The BIOS chip is made from CMOS technology, Complementary Metal Oxide, gosh I forget what the S stands for :o Semiconductor, isn't it? Along the same lines, the standard NT admin trick was to copy the i386 directory onto the hard drive which gave you all the files needed for future driver installs, etc. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Looking from the front of the PC, it is at the left edge of the motherboard - you cant miss it. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-booting-ibm-pc-300pl.970535/

First try holding down a key (any key) constantly while it is booting. without needing the CD anymore.It's always the one thing you never suspected. AnonymousMay 14, 2002, 9:40 PM Yep, I always copy the i386 folder to the HD & change the setup Then I read the manual and worked out the 300gl doesn't take the 450's (darn).

Reply With Quote January 21st, 2004,09:42 AM #3 cartools View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Jan 2004 Posts 20 Thanks for the site info but I still haven't alhassan Accra, Ghana #11 Feb 22, 2008 when i switch on,i can see the system boot, but the monitor can't display nothing. Judged: 1 Reply » Report Abuse Judge it! Jose Vizcaino Hialeah, FL #21 Jan 30, 2009 khalid wrote: i got startup option from the bios, first press f1 key, then go startup opton,then press enter, you can see cd

I'd strip it down to just video,mem, cpu.. Thanks Jenjen, nihil The very best thing in life is FREE... Select Startup Sequence from the Start Options menu.4. http://www.topix.com/forum/com/ibm/TOOG6I3TNBD8NLN9O Post a message and I will give you my phone number.

Notify me when there are new discussions. Register Help Remember Me? I figure that it might be the Motherboard...I've consulted all my friends and told me to check it on some sites. Send us your feedback.

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  • If all else fails, will it boot from a floppy if one is there? (The network boot rom should drop out if it doesn't find a server).
  • Try unplugging it for about 30 seconds and then plug it back in...I believe it has a CMOS jumper on the MB that you can clear it with...If all else fails,
  • The screen it jumps to relates to a Intel PRO/100 Network Management adaptor that allows for wake up via a LAN.
  • The Configuration/Setup Utility program is used to select the startup sequence.Note: The hard disk drive is the default startup device when no other devices are ready.
  • The trouble is that we can't seem to access BIOS/CMOS setup.
  • and there is one for 300Gls.
  • Could it be that this set up takes precedence over BIOS, and that I should disable/remove or whatever first?
  • http://www-306.ibm.com/pc/support/si...id=JBAR-3ZXRVH http://www-306.ibm.com/pc/support/si...id=JBAR-3ZXRXH http://www-306.ibm.com/pc/support/si...id=JBAR-46HQ6U http://www-306.ibm.com/pc/support/si...id=JBAR-3ZUSUQ edit : oops missed one..

They have a forum at bioscentral but it appears to be mostly dead. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. thank you very much! Reply With Quote January 22nd, 2004,03:30 AM #6 cartools View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Jan 2004 Posts 20 Tried to insert a video card to check if

The time now is 09:59 AM. check my blog You've got to make it fail POST somehow. Content is segmented into Channels and Topic Centers. Tux Suva, Fiji #18 May 25, 2008 i put the boot disk but the CD ROM cannot pick it Reply » Report Abuse Judge it!

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. S360/30] This helped me too 0 Kudos Reply carco Paper Tape Posts: 4 Registered: ‎03-17-2009 Location: romania Message 3 of 3 (990 Views) Re: PC 300PL booting problem Options Mark as To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. this content If we don't hit F1 the next screen offering Ctrl-S is still the next screen.

Don't show me this message again today. Ash shroeder03-01-2005, 09:46 PMWell, before I try those things (as I don't know where to look for the CMOS battery!), I've just found out a little more... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Turn power to your system off then on.

Reply With Quote January 22nd, 2004,04:12 AM #8 nihil View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Jul 2003 Location United Kingdom: Bridlington Posts 17,191 I am wondering if it Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Re: InfoSphere Data Replication - CDC Come join us for IBM Connect 2017 Certus Solutions Wins 2017 IBM Choice Award Videos Re: How do I test an SQL procedure (with parame... The error code is 7, Setup cannot continue).It seems the Windows 2000 floppy installation set is working (It's formatting the drive now, but I have to go to work, so I

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It does not appear in the choices provided by the Configuration/Setup Utility program.To set the startup sequence:1. I installed a floppy drive & NIC.When I booted up the first time, I entered the "Configuration/Setup Utility" & noticed that the 20gb Maxtor drive had been detected as "IDE Hard As this system does not seem to support booting from a bootable CD, I am using the 6 disk XP floppy boot set. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

Your system is now locked." How do I unlock this? Maybe installing the upgraded BIOS will allow you in ... Does anybopdy have an idea what could be my problem with the non-booting of the computer? The elusive Start up Sequence was not very evident.

I want to install Windows XP Pro & use this as a file server.