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Old 11-06-04, 13:26
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Default Failed installation of Artec cd-rw pc wont boot

Hi,
i recently tried to install a Artec 52x32x52 CD-RW on a pc.
I set it up as the master and removed the old cd-rom. Im almost positive all the conections are correct.
When i turned the computer on the pc made a series of beeps and the light on the monitor and keyboard just flashes. The computer remains in this state and does nothing else.

I put the old cd-rom back the way it was to begin with. But this same me the same result as above.

Then i freaked and decided to disconnect all the cd drives and have none at all but this gave me that same result again. This should not be!!

Have i somehow totally wrecked the pc. And hopefully if i havent how can i get it working again.

pc specs

Win 2k Pro
I dont know the other specs cause the owner is a muppet and dosent know his computer.
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Old 11-06-04, 13:41
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Default Re: Failed installation of Artec cd-rw pc wont boot

nevermind i fixed it
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Default Re: Failed installation of Artec cd-rw pc wont boot

Do you mind sharing what you did to fix it and what the problem was?
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Default Re: Failed installation of Artec cd-rw pc wont boot

ya no problem


I noticed that everytime the computer started i got 1 short and 2 long beeps. i looked this up on the net and for a compaq this beep code stands for a ram error. so i took out the ram and put it back in and bingo pc working again

full list of beep codes
http://kb.indiana.edu/data/afzy.html...55518.92742.30
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Default Re: Failed installation of Artec cd-rw pc wont boot

You must have bumped it while installing the drive. Man been there before. lol
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