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But, again, I am NOT sure for this because sometimes, I can go in BIOS and change settings. the computer had and still has a blaster worm virus on it that modified the boot.ini file. Within a few days they sent an engineer around to replace the motherboard and it has been working fine ever since. I tried to set it so it boot on CD only, but it says it cannot find an operating system (with a funny black screen looking like a table ... this content

Again, thanks for the info! For what its worth (given that the thread is pretty old), I would like to settle this issue for good. I also suspect that motherboard may have some problem. Originally Posted by hannan123 Hi there!

Before it had the option to boot from the usb but I half installed windows from my usb and the battery ran out, now the bios no longer gives the option May 6, 2010 Gonzalo SWEET BABY JESUS H. At this stage I was stumped and on the verge of chucking out the machine. I would restart and It would do the same thing over and over, I tried a safe mode startup and that didn't work either.

Loading... hence why i posted here askin for help. Thanks for listening guys! Or am I missing something ??

BTW, gotta love the guy who thought up the idea of a vertical bay drive. I've been trying to change the boot sequence on an IBM X460 for months. Then initially goes well find and recognize USB then go loading boot sector and the freeze. October 13, 2011 Ranjeet Kumar I Am Really Thankful That I Got The Way How To Update Bios Without Windows..

The time now is 03:59 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. I use this on my old Toughbook laptop (which doesn't have a floppy drive) so i can boot into my Backtrack usb. May 7, 2010 OliverK Hehe.

But there is nothing close to letting me change the boot sequence. July 4, 2010 Harry I installed Puppy Linux on an old beige brick with less processing power than an iPhone, and no support to boot from USB in the BIOS. I removed the HDD and used USB to IDE/SATA convertor and could see all the partitions including system and boot partition. wednesday whil using my computer, it shut down again, on its own.

November 7, 2011 studyete I don't have CD or Floppy, that's why i want to install XP from usb, i've made my usb flash drive. news You said "won't let you" so I wasn't sure if they were separate issues. Is there anyone who BELIEVES that this problem exists and HAS A SOLUTION? (sorry, on so many forums this problem is brought up and the answer always seems to imply that Going to take it in to an IBM service center (Which they found for me) later today and with a surprising twist my problems seem to be over!

yes, PLOP does what it says on the tin but it does so much more … i have a 64 bit system which doesn't seem to like some 64 bit distro's. Loading... This is one of the computers that my father uses at his business, and he asked me to fix it (I'm usually pretty good at fixing comps, but not this one have a peek at these guys I've tried all the options.

The solution is not to press return after selecting USB, but instead do SHIFT+U. but the problem is there is no option to boot from a floppy. I have changed the RAM and then also the situation is same.

I was bummed out thinking it wasn't going to work.

Problem appeared after I turned off the PC while I was in the BIOS (not saving or anything similar, just the BIOS setup was open)I have found this articlehttp://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-45385.htmland this part I've always recommended to the people I've built pc for to spend the extra for an IBM processor. Nothing just a black screen Checked if it was the bootable USB on another computer and it worked fine Clearly not 100% September 14, 2011 weliot This is great, many thanks. MrAlbi31 272,540 views 13:54 Windows Neptune on a IBM Netvista Part 1 - Duration: 24:57.

within the Other Hardware Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Meaning, if I save a file, and restart, it will still be there. So I put in a boot diskette, but it is ignored. check my blog Faq Reply With Quote June 8th, 2009,10:08 PM #12 No Profile Picture sparker234 View Profile View Forum Posts  Registered User Devshed Newbie (0 - 499 posts)  Join Date

Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit… Software-Other Windows 7 Windows OS Remember that this is a user-to-user support community, and it is moderated by volunteers like me. I came across this msg board when trying to solve my problem, and thought I would register and post my solution. Cheers!