[pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting

  • From: "Huntress" <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 07:42:14 -0400

Forgot all about Belarc!  Thanks Bill.  :-)

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: bill wingler 
  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 10:37 PM
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting


  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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