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    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

Hi again, Thanks for input, Biggles. When I try to boot, I get message that it wasn't able to boot for various reasons, maybe change of software or hardware(or something like that), and prompts me to...
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 03-04-2007, 08:09 PM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

Nope... cable didn't make it work. Maybe it's time to bury it.. Cheers for all the advice! If you ever need advice on fiddles(violins, that is...) please feel free to contact me, as that is what I...
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 03-03-2007, 05:36 PM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

I didn't get that(above)... I have a spare cable and will try. I assumed that it was working, but it's worth a try.
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 02-28-2007, 08:26 PM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

No, it still won't boot... Maybe I'll try the hard drive in my pc at home to see if it works. Can I have a primary and a slave hdd with different os?( xp & xp pro) Cheers.
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 02-27-2007, 10:55 PM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

It stopped bleeping, after I cleaned the connectors. I changed the time and date, and re-re-re-installed xp from recovery cd, again apparently successfully but still no boot. I shouldn't be clea...
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 02-26-2007, 06:27 PM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

Thanks Davey, I will do that tomorrow. Cheers
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 02-25-2007, 11:08 PM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

I see a lot of stuff on google about updating bios, is that something I should be worried about at this stage? and how is it done on a pc without os? By the way the bleeps mentioned above are continu...
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 02-25-2007, 11:00 PM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: RE: old hard drive in old(other)pc

Hi Davey, The mb is CUV4X-E, I 've had a quick glance at the user manual online, and I'm trying to understand it. I don't know why, but I tried to switch the pc on earlier on and it bleeps at me!!! ...
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 02-25-2007, 11:50 AM
    Thread: old hard drive in old(other)pc
Post: old hard drive in old(other)pc

Hello again, Now, maybe I'll have another try at this. To recap what I've done: I've put the 3 year old emachine hdd into another machine which had its hdd removed. Using the recovery cd, it appea...
luispedro Bios / Motherboard 18 31,562 02-24-2007, 07:42 AM