On Tubesandwires’ suggestion I fiddled with my floppy drive in my MS and cleaned off the heads. Normally you connect a single hard drive if you have only one by itself connected to the first primary IDE header, it’s jumpered Master or Cable Select, and you connect the CD or DVD drive s to the second Seconary IDE header – if there is one drive, it’s jumpered Master or Cable Seklet, if there are two drives, one is jumpered Master, the other Slave, or both drives are jumpered Cable Select. No beeps, only a “clickety-click-wrrrrrrrrrrrr” sound which I guess is the CD WR and then only the sound of the two fans. AIR is an Adobe program that’s often installed along with other Adobe software. There is often also a selection for Network boot or similar – in most cases, unless the computer is supposed to be connecting to an institutional e. With the computer unplugged try snapping the RAM in and out 4 or 5 times. If everything works properly, you or the operating system never “see” a bad sector, unless the drive is failing and all the spare good sectors have been used up.

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Enough of that floppy drive. Troubleshooting General Installation Errors — End User Version”, but I didn’t go further with that because my hesitance due msii the link being for Hitachi hard drives and my uncertainty whether or not it would work for Western Digital, got hold of my patience and by then I had enough of struggling with my floppies. IDE1 can connect a Master and a Slave drive.

The hard disk will not work properly if you enter improper information for this category. If there is only a small difference between the hardware on the other mboard and theMAY load fine and accommodate itself to the changed mboard hardware while loading Windows the first time.

Please ensure that you are using the version of diagnostic utility corresponding to either newer or older Western Digital drives. Or, you set the drive to Master, Single – you have no jumper on the drive when it’s by itself on the Primary data cable connection, and you connect the optical drive to the secondary IDE header and jumper it as Master, or you jumper both drives Cable Select, an have them on the end connector, not the middle connector, on a 3 connector data cable, when they’re by themselves on the data cable.


I could not edit the typo in 97, 8th last paragraph, msii I typed instead ofdue to the edit expiry date. I will search around to see what I can find out.

Help me resurrect a throw-away MS-6714 VER:1

If CD drive or similar is listed before Hard drive or SCSI, if a CD ksi DVD drive has a disk in in mssi booting, – if the disk is NOT bootable, the bios tries to boot from the next thing in the boot order list – if the disk IS detected as bootable, you will see “Press any key to boot from CD” or similar on the screen – the message usually stays on the screen for 5 seconds waiting for you to respond – if you press the stated key while that message is on the screen, the bios will then attempt to boot from the disk – 67114 you do not press a key, the boot sequence will continue about 5 seconds after that message first appearing, and the bios tries to boot from the next thing in the boot order list.

I got the following message: Would Microsoft Windows be able to determine for me if the Product Key on my label is being used by someone else or not, if I asked them? The Intel main chipset on the and probably whatever main chipset is on the other mboard cannot support recognizing drives larger than gb, but you can still get gb drives, and if you use a PCI EIDE PATA or a PCI SATA drive controller card, it has it’s own “bios” and any size of drive connected to it will be recognized as it’s full size.

Similar probably applies to non-Windows operating systems.

Help me resurrect a throw-away MS VER:1

Answered on Nov 08, However, is no longer actively supported by Microsoft. OtheHill In response to 73 above, “I was assuming the floppy disk was being booted to at start up. Tubesandwires Thanks for the link to the pictures. It means a lot!

MSI 845GVM-L, Socket 478, Intel (MS-6714-040) Motherboard

I learned from Othehill 9 that if the model number has a G in the suffix, then it has an integrated graphics card – my motherboard has it. All hard drive brands these days seem to be very reliable.

Click on the underlined model names to see the full support page for them. Tubesandwires, Once again you have posted me interesting information that tickled my curiosity to try creating a bootable diagnostic floppy again some time – thanks. They have a higher higher max continuous data transfer rate than conventional hard drives. Can certain Windows OS’s be downloaded for free from the internet?


The notch in the contact edge of the ram module 674 line up with the bump in the slototherwise the module is backwards in it’s slot, and at least one of the two latches at the end of the ram slot cannot be placed against the ends of the module, unless one is dumb enough to press down hard enough the bend the mboard.

If there are still spare good sectors available when you zero fill the drive, then the drive will pass the zero fill procedure, and no errors will be found when you run the long test again.

I am not sure connecting the data cable on a floppy drive wrong will ruin the drive. If you are connecting the monitor to a card that is inserted into an expansion slot further down on the mwi then you are using add in graphics. OtheHill, In response to Yes I am a very beginner so thanks for the help.

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Was a lot of info you guys posted for someone like me, so I had to go learn some more terms and definitions etc. On the mboard floppy data header, the stripe must be on the pin one end of the data header – that’s usually marked with a 1 or an arrowhead printed on the mboard, or if not that’s shown there, it’s shown in the mboard manual.

You can still use Messenger ot Hotmail without installing that. I recommend LG drives – they’re good quality, relatively well balanced and quieter, and are good at everything, except for reading badly scratched disks.

Does the following that you posted me answer the above question?

Personally I do not want to be part of illegal activities.