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Old 05-14-2005, 12:40 PM   #11
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Hmm...yea it does rather They can't be the wrong way round then.

You'll have to try and get hold of an original disc in that case.
laptops unlike PC's cd rom drives can have problems reading copied discs. Or try another copy...

Hope this helps
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Old 05-14-2005, 06:35 PM   #12
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ALLRITE, I HAVE GOTTEN A NEW COPY OF WINDOWS 2000, AND I HAVE ANOTHER PROBLEM NOW, IT BOOTS, THE BLUE SCREEN POPS UP SAYS THAT SETUP IS UPLOADING ALL THE FILES THAN AFTER ITS DONE NOTHING HAPPENS

NOTHING!!!!!

COMPUTER RESTARTS AND IT ASKS TO BOOT AGAIN

and

CAN ANYONE TELL ME WAT TO ENTER IN DOS TO ACCESS:

c:\>dir

$WIN_NT$ ~BT <DIR> 14/05/05 17:02

c:\>

what do I put in c:\>
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Old 05-14-2005, 06:54 PM   #13
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reason is because the laptop wont take windows 2000
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Old 05-14-2005, 11:45 PM   #14
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Default Yep...

http://www.baber.com/used/used_lapto...rmada-7792.htm

Is this your baby?
And like per asked you more info is needed.
Let's start with what is the make and model NUMBERS? Look at the sticker on the bottom and post all the numbers. I know how to read them so just put them all up.
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Old 05-15-2005, 12:35 AM   #15
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And like per asked you more info is needed.
Is it just me or did per not post on this thread?
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Old 05-15-2005, 12:54 AM   #16
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Default 2 Threads on same subject...

rall had two threads going on the same problem. per posted in the other one. When both threads came up one under the other I made one go away. But still the fact remains more info such as make and model is really needed. Compaq made quite a few different models of the Armada. Need a little more to go on.
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Old 05-15-2005, 12:56 AM   #17
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I was wondering were that thread went,lol.
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I have to work in the morning folks. Let's pick this up tomorrow.
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Old 05-15-2005, 05:32 AM   #19
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i have the same laptop.

I can't figure out which is the bios key. But if you figure it out, you can set the boot sequence to

cd
floppy
hard drive

then it will work correctly.
whenthe laptop starts up at the 'compaq' screen you need to press F10 when you see a white block appear in the top right hand corner, that gets you in to the BIOS
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Old 05-15-2005, 07:30 AM   #20
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basically IT WONT TAKE WINDOWSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS 20000000000000000000
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