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please help me N send cd key Ask a new question Read More Dell Computers Related Resources solved Windows 7 Wont install "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing" solved I've had 4 of them go out on me in the past month. This issue may be caused by attempting to reformat a FAT32 partition as NTFS without deleting the partition first. BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative post of SpyHunter.

but A few questions as the machine dos'nt seem to be running as fast as it should it has a asus a7n8x-e deluxe mother board 2400+ athlon xp agpx8 radeon 9200 http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...m_en/specs.htm ill be using this mobo: GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H bdub View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by bdub Find Threads by bdub Page 1 of 2 1 2 > HRESULT -2147220473. Whenever I go to Device Manager, under "Other Devices" I have "Multimedia Controller" and "Multimedia Video Controller, both with the yellow circle with the !

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Oct 9, 2007 #3 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 Turn off your computer. So I had a spare 2gb harddrive with win xp pro on it just for such occasions. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Error: (08/16/2013 07:02:30 PM) (Source: crypt32)(User: ) Description: http://www.download.windowsupdate.com/msdownload/update/v3/static/trustedr/en/authrootstl.cabThe data is invalid.

I have tried various settings of the BIOS with the 80 conductor cable but they all fail. A7N266VM REV 1.xx Bus Clock: 133 megahertz BIOS: Award Software, Inc. Make sure that the XP CD is clean. How To Fix Wd Passport External Hard Drive It's not what you know, it's who you know ( especially the members of the Software Tips&Tricks Forum ) bookworm View Public Profile Send a private message to bookworm Find all

Iron Maiden can't be sought. Regards Howard Oct 9, 2007 #4 link590o Topic Starter well, i've done that. just got an asus motherboard and am using my old apparently broken hd and every thing works ( so far ). When attempting a repair via the XP install disk Recovery Console the MAP function showed the boot partition without format info.

You know when the OEM OS doesn't match the motherboard. Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format External Hard Drive After the format fails, the activity light on the corrupted drive stays lit, and I can't do anything else on that drive until I unplug and then plug it back in. did you install the chipset driver from Asus - you have to restart the comp after installation - then install video and then audio http://support.asus.com.tw/download/...Language=en-us Set a System Restore Point before P1.40 06/01/2005 Drives Memory Modules c,d 40.01 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity 35.56 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space Lite-On LTN486S 48x Max [CD-ROM drive] 3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive] Apple

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Regards Howard Oct 9, 2007 #10 link590o Topic Starter i'm running service pack 2, and i do keep it updated. If an popup appears saying that something is wrong...just click OK. Wd External Drive Format Failed This is more annoying than it seems. Wd Quick Formatter and it also refused.

any advice? Sorry for the long post, but I believe that if someone is going to take some of their time to answer my question, the least I should do is take some right now it has been running over an hour, and will not let me publish snapshot, seems like it is still running for the indicator in the bottom left corner. Selected the Quick Format Option and away she went. Cannot Format External Hard Drive

I.E SP1 or SP2. bdub View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by bdub Find Threads by bdub 09-23-2009, 07:03 PM #10 Baron_Fel Join Date: Jul 2006 Reputation: 1931 Posts: 8,819 No You should be able to format the slave drive by right clicking on it in windows and choosing format. Windows Update can't do it, and I've tried reinstalling my graphics card and audio device drivers, with no success.

Tosh123424, Jan 7, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 1 Views: 82 TerryNet Jan 8, 2017 Chkdsk shutting down. Wd My Passport Format Heavens be praised the PC now booted normally! Oct 9, 2007 #9 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 I can`t say, I`ve ever had any problems with XP and hardware.

Put the CD in, began the XPPro install again.

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Baron_Fel View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by Baron_Fel Find Threads by Baron_Fel 09-23-2009, 02:24 PM #5 bdub Join Date: Aug 2009 Reputation: 0 Posts: 82 Quote: Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #5 villianfiend villianfiend Topic Starter Members Format Wd Passport For Mac Now, the weird part is I mostly have sound, but some programs/games have sound errors, while others crash due to sound related issues (the error message is the standard windows one).

Baron_Fel View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by Baron_Fel Find Threads by Baron_Fel 09-23-2009, 07:33 PM #11 bdub Join Date: Aug 2009 Reputation: 0 Posts: 82 Quote: sdf sdfrench, Apr 27, 2005 #6 pony50692 Joined: May 3, 2005 Messages: 1 Part of your problem might very well be your asus board. Register now! This is what I have.

Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *DivXNetworks, Inc. - DivX Codec for Windows Version 5, 1, 0, 0 *Electronic Registration for Brøderbund Products Version 1, 4, 1, 6 *EVEREST Home Edition *EXPRESS I wonder about proprietary restrictions when trying to use the install/restore disc and hard drive with an OS in an entirely new build. thanx for your helpClick to expand... Tried to format again.

Then make sure your other drive has it`s jumper set to the slave position and is connected to the same cable as your primary drive, but connected to the connector that It is suggested that the data cable (Serial ATA or IDE Ribbon cable) be replaced to remove this as a cause of the formatting problem. Windows will continue to try to establish a connection. Contact Us - Steam Store - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

so if it's this bad as XP, i can only fathom how bad it could be in vista. See if the drives are recognised during bootup ok and in windows. The installation of XP was complete, but stopped working after I went into the BIOS and enabled the SATA drive option. the disk may be damaged," message after doing a reinstall of WinXP Pro on a system containing an MSI motherboard (865GVM2-LS).