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Old 24th August, 2002, 06:01 PM
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what am i forgeting?

i finally got into the office of that computer with a failing HDD, copied the whole kit + kabodle (using xcopy with verification), set up the boot the format /s option, unplugged the old HDD booted and got "Press any key to reboot" what did i miss, i know ill think of it eventually, its an AWARD bios and both the HDDs are the same size (about a few mb diff) whats wrong? the old drive still works so i could copy it in a diff way if i had to

 

edit: got it!

/me feels stoopid

had to set the active partition!

 
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Old 25th August, 2002, 01:09 AM
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Yay! That durn checklist is mighty long. Mebbe someone oughta right it down. Naah, that'd make it too easy. Or would it?
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Old 25th August, 2002, 02:55 AM
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i love the overly discriptive error message: Press any key to reboot... well okay, hmm you rebooted, you did the exact same thing any now you want me to do it AGAIN?
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Old 26th August, 2002, 12:00 AM
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I see your point. But a more descriptive "report" might be nearly as useless. "Fatal error in e3425:26032," now that's much more helpful!
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WORD!!! I miss her too. She was one of the great ones.
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Old 28th August, 2002, 04:49 AM
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and if they gave you cash, which is just as good as money, for every time that happend, i wouldnt be crusing forums thats for sure!
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