[pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting

  • From: "bill wingler" <bwingler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 22:37:23 -0400

Belarc Advisor (free for personal use) is another good program that does
the same thing..... Bill


> [Original Message]
> From: Bob Noble <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: 10/26/2004 10:13:05 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
>
> I ran aida32  which I think Sandi recommended a long time ago as a good
program 
> and looked in the motherboard and bios sections. It had the address of
the board 
> maker and the place to get a bios update. Aida32 is a program that gets
all the 
> information on all the stuff in your computer.
>
> Bob Noble
> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 6:06 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
>
>
> > Where did you find your update for the bios? Does the url list other
bios's
> > or just yours?
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 6:59 PM
> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >
> >
> >> Hi Trapper,
> >> I installed the bios update. It did slow down the cd boot up time, but
> > still no
> >> go.
> >> So, I noticed I had a 52x drive in an old computer that is not
connected,
> > so I
> >> swapped drives. Now it boots just fine. Before, the cd light would just
> > blink
> >> once, now it blinks mucho and it boots the cds.
> >> Bob Noble
> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 5:19 PM
> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >>
> >>
> >> > Gotcha...
> >> > Someone else is going to make me a sp2 cd..I tried one and it did not
> > work
> >> > for thei machine, But I got a feeling this new one won't work either
> > because
> >> > if the boot problem.
> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 3:24 PM
> >> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Hi Trapper,
> >> >> Oh, Ok. Yes, when xp boots with a cd, or ay way, even hard drive,
there
> >> > are
> >> >> supposed to be three files in the route directory. Ntldr,
ntdetect.com
> > and
> >> >> boot.ini, I think. You can mostly just copy the ones from your hard
> > drive
> >> > c:
> >> >> directory if you need them to build a boot cd. These files are
present
> > on
> >> > the
> >> >> boot cd's I've made so far. I've made several different ones and
none
> >> > work. I
> >> >> need to try them on some other computers.
> >> >> When you make a slipstreamed xpsp2 cd, these files are copied right
off
> >> > the
> >> >> original xp cd for the new xpsp2 cd.
> >> >>
> >> >> Bob Noble
> >> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 2:12 PM
> >> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> >I was just asking about yourt ntldr file..
> >> >> > do you know hwre it is and when the progrma is looking for it is
is
> >> > looking
> >> >> > for it in the right place?? If not can you tell it where to find
> > it..I
> >> > think
> >> >> > you sais it was on your cd in the right place? Isn't there
suppose to
> > be
> >> > a
> >> >> > copy of it on the hd ?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> > Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 8:17 PM
> >> >> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> Hi Trapper,
> >> >> >> I'm not sure I understand your high tech talk.
> >> >> >> > do you have the option to path over to it??
> >> >> >> What daresay, does this mean?
> >> >> >> AutoStreamer, the iso file, or the finished cd and path over to
it?
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Bob Noble
> >> >> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 7:01 PM
> >> >> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> > do you have the option to path over to it??
> >> >> >> > where is it on your computer..?
> >> >> >> > Is it corrupt?
> >> >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> >> > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> > Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 7:42 PM
> >> >> >> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >> Hi Trapper,
> >> >> >> >> I think the AutoStreamer did it's job making the iso file
that is
> >> >> > supposed
> >> >> >> > to be
> >> >> >> >> a cd boot file, so it should take care of all the boot stuff
for
> >> > you.
> >> >> >> >> Then, I used Easy cd creator five to burn the cd. I've seen
> > several
> >> > web
> >> >> >> > pages
> >> >> >> >> that said if you don't use later versions, you won't make a
good
> >> > boot
> >> >> >> > disk, so I
> >> >> >> >> don't know, but it makes me suspecting? The cd's appear to
burn
> >> >> >> > successfully.
> >> >> >> >> I have two computers that both seem to recognize that the cd
is
> >> >> > supposed
> >> >> >> > to
> >> >> >> >> boot, but then, so far, all boot type cd's I've made fail, the
> > most
> >> >> >> > usually
> >> >> >> >> thing is can't find the ntldr file, which is where it is
supposed
> > to
> >> > be
> >> >> > on
> >> >> >> > the
> >> >> >> >> cd.
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> Bob Noble
> >> >> >> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> >> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> >> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> >> Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 6:25 PM
> >> >> >> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> > your saying that all went well or it at least looked like it
> > did,
> >> > but
> >> >> >> > then
> >> >> >> >> > when you tried it..it didn't???
> >> >> >> >> > Where was the glitch??
> >> >> >>
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