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I have no idea what is causing this problem except to say it is becoming worse every night. are to lazy to actually explain what their utilities do. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... is there anyway of of reinstalling or getting a new bios short of hardware changes that I can do? his comment is here

Join Date Jan 2000 Location Pittsburgh, PA, USA Posts 1,176 vanfam, welcome to Virtual DR...I hope we can help you with your problem... Zero'ing the drive is not the same as LOW LEVEL FORMAT. All rights reserved. This will not load the TSRs and free up conventional memory.Not Enough Disk Space:Delete any unnecessary files or try the clean-install method to format the hard drive and start from scratch.Setup

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. No power - drive does not spin up Diagram/Schematic, plus voltages, Large drive connector, Small drive connector, Y-splitter cable, Adapter to change a large-style drive (click to see an example screenshot) Sorry if there is repetitive info in here.

Should be good enough to get my daughter started with some games, but eventually it will need a bigger drive. #5 mtnagel, Feb 24, 2004 mtnagel Member Joined: Feb 19, Does it completely get rid of them? Comment out lines in CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT one-by-one until you have enough memory to continue. Press any key to continue. > > The hard drive is not the problem.

It will destroy any modern IDE Drive. Matthew #9 mtnagel, Feb 24, 2004 LiLithTecH Diamond Member Joined: Jul 28, 2002 Messages: 3,105 Likes Received: 0 Third feature down. Cannot Continue on This System Configuration:If you get this message, you may have an older, incompatible disk partition. my site Setup Could Not Back Up Your System Files:Your hard drive does not have enough free space to back up the system files.

This error message comes up so often it is very hard to finish anything. The hard drive is not the problem. Usually, if a hard drive can format, it should be ok. Darlene Fall, May 13, 2003 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

Then Win 98 let me run the set up on the clean drive (though that doesn't make sense since it would still be NTFS after the XP format, correct?) Well, anyway, Alfons View Public Profile Find all posts by Alfons #3 November 1st, 2003, 01:43 PM Nitin Member Join Date: Apr 2003 Age: 36 Posts: 50 Quote: Originally Posted Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and The yellow line goes up slowly then at completion another message ?

a. this content Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion problem with message Can't write to Disk The time now is 12:58 PM. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: problem with message Can't write to Disk in Drive C This post has been flagged and will be reviewed

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Thread Status: Not open for further replies. [email protected] KillDiskClick to expand... One i was unable to retrieve when the computer told me it was not a lotus file (even though I saved it from within the lotus program and it had a

Press any key to continue. > > The hard drive is not the problem.

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Is it possible that it is having problems with the 40 gig drive, just because of it's size? NOTE: Uninstall can require up to 75 MB.

another "error writing cluster on drive c:958864" and "error writing cluster on drive c: 950587" these appeared one right after the other.Don't think I was running tests at the time. Try installing Windows 98 from DOS.Cannot Copy File:Try skipping the file; it may not be essential. The Primary Partition made Active? http://pubdimensions.com/windows-98/windows-me-setup-suwin-error.php By default the Thorough mode for Scandisk test the disk surface by reading and writing and reports if any bad sectors are found and requests a response.

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Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Desktop Computer Hardware Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / I then booted the system with the DOS 6.0 boot disk, and got into DOS mode with no problem, but when i tried to access the Hard drive, all i got Matthew #7 mtnagel, Feb 24, 2004 LiLithTecH Diamond Member Joined: Jul 28, 2002 Messages: 3,105 Likes Received: 0 The BEST drive eraser (zero fill) period. But on finishing the installation it gives an error Windows was unable to load .Please reinstall Windows 98.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. I have had this drive on this pc for at least a couple years, but I seem to maybe remember having problems installing it - the pc is from about mid-1999 Darlene Fall, May 12, 2003 #12 dai Joined: Mar 6, 2003 Messages: 11,198 if you are going to do a reformat and fresh install i would use a 98 boot disk The very first (I think) message was "wsj contains illegal entries on drive c.

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