[pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting

  • From: trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 06:53:18 -0700

I recall having used Belarc awhile back..Forgot all about it..Didn't that use 
to sit ready and waiting?

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Huntress 
  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 4:42 AM
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting


  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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