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Old 10-20-02, 12:57 AM Thread Starter   #1
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Computer Crashed!!!


i am forced to type this on my old 133...

my computer crashed...it started, went through POST, then when it goes to the hard drives reboots...i swapped PS's...same thing...reset the CMOS battery with jumper...hard drives disappeared...now i cannot get them to come back...they were there when it kept restarting, because i could get into settings and stay for as long as i wanted...just couldn't boot...ne1 know what happened? anyone know any fixes? i have unplugged everything and even gone to just one hard drive...didn't work

the motherboard is what is in my sig...HELP!!!

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Old 10-20-02, 01:11 AM Thread Starter   #2
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Old 10-20-02, 01:28 AM Thread Starter   #3
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please help guys...i can actually visibley SEE the pixels gradually changing on these web pages...this thing is SLOW!!!

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Old 10-20-02, 01:57 AM   #4
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Having reset the cmos have you set the bios up again? i.e. have you set ide recognition? If you have ste the bios up again exactly like it was before and its the same then try booting with a boot disk and then try accessing the drives from there. If you get error mesages then the drives may have been corrupted or the controller has gone. Before re-installing you may may want to try another drive and do a fdisk and format.
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Old 10-20-02, 02:01 AM Thread Starter   #5
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i have 2 HDDs...i don't think they BOTH went

the last time i set them up...i auto config'd them, now it doesn't see anything

30GB master (boot off of)
80GB slave

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Old 10-20-02, 02:05 AM   #6
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You haven't answered the question - have you set the bios up again exactly like it was before?
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