Select the Boot tab using the right and left arrow keys. I had my important files backed up, so there isn't any issue of data recovery. The hard drive took a dump and now only makes lots of clicking noises. If after clicking Create disc, the system shows a message about the installation disk — Insert Windows installation disc — you need the original installation disk as your version of Windows Vista is missing the necessary files to continue with the process. It has Windows Xp Pro with sp2. Power your computer on, please hold the F1 key.
So I guess my question is. This article has also been viewed 208,249 times. If you have access to other boot discs like norton ghost or erd commander or something you could try them to verify the drive. This means that they contain the necessary files to start the boot process. This means it needs the correct files to allow your computer to boot from it. To install Windows, use your original Windows installation disk. As an absolute last resort i might end up going through the pain in the bum of a network install but only if hell freezes over and there is no other option.
Pressing F12 during boot does not bring up the boot order menu. Disable it before changing your boot order settings. Prerequisites You must verify what version of Windows Vista you have before you create the boot or startup disk. Will this fix the problem or what should I do? There is a message that my computer has no enough memory to check C drive, or some files are corrupted. Also no need to post your thread more than once over a period of 45 min.
If you upgraded your current computer from Windows 7 or earlier to Windows 8 or later, use the method in the next section. I saw some search engine threads suggesting F10 3. These steps allow you to create the boot or startup disk a recovery media for Windows Vista that you can use in emergency cases. Select the option to enable the F12 boot option. When i go into bios i can not disable any of the boot options to force it to boot from cd.
The best you can do is identify the equivalent generic Intel model and download the technical spec from the Intel web site. The cd rom is new and i can hear it spin up and when the operating system was functional it was detected. I set the dvd drive as the boot disk and saved. It has Windows Xp Pro with sp2. Power your computer on, please hold the F2 key. You need to press this key before the Windows Vista logo appears on your screen.
Dwoody49 Archived from groups: microsoft. I don't have a backup recovery or boot disk. Hi all, I'm having a problem and was hoping I might find some help here My brother's computer is basically a dead duck in the water. You may have fast boot enabled in the bios, turn this off and the screen will be up for longer. It has Windows Xp Pro with sp2. The replies have been useful! It will beep if you press it soon enough.
Maybe it's not considering the optical drive critical and not configuring it. Most likely wouldn't work if that part of the mother board has been damaged or stopped working. I cannot get the Gateway 7422 Laptop to boot from the cd. If they won't do that, you can probably seek legal recourse, since what they sold you is essentially useless and possibly illegal. Remember before you start to reformat be sure to have all the drivers needed. I don't remember what key the boot menu was.
If applicable for your computer and disc drive,. And I wrilly need to get rid of that afoul vista. The process is a little different on newer Windows laptops. If after doing this you, determine the drive is bad, it's recommended that you replace the drive. I am having this same problem.