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by colinJohn
Tue Jul 27, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: madening hard drive problem
Replies: 7
Views: 956

well I'm rolling up the manual and looking for the matches....... i removed the small disk and installed large(r). Bios confirmed disk was ok as far as it was concerned. Boot disk (98SE) saw it too and installed Ramdrive on it: disk 2048 sector size 512 allocations 2 directory entries 64 'diagnostic...
by colinJohn
Tue Jul 27, 2004 7:49 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: madening hard drive problem
Replies: 7
Views: 956

madening hard drive problem

I'm trying to help a friend with an old PC but failing miserably. The PC has a gigabit main board and two hard drives (Western Digital - one less than 500mg the other 2.2gb.) I was replacing a faulty CD drive and had to disconnect all the drives to get to it. The CD now works fine :-( Both drives we...
by colinJohn
Mon Jul 26, 2004 7:50 am
Forum: Motherboard Identification Forum
Topic: mystery motherboard
Replies: 9
Views: 1415

Thanks guys - it moves me forward but then provides new problems. I can't determine what model the machine is - HP gives some ways of doing this but none of them work (why can't they write the ****** on the box ?). I'm wondering whether the HPPav may be a red herring - it looks like an OEM product.....
by colinJohn
Sun Jul 25, 2004 1:59 am
Forum: Motherboard Identification Forum
Topic: mystery motherboard
Replies: 9
Views: 1415

mystery motherboard

can you help find a manual or info on this board please; i've looked everywhere I know........ (I attempted this post yesterday but it seems to have failed) The board says it's an APAX rev 1.01 Belarc gives it as Asus Apax 1.01 but I can't find it on the Asus site Chipset says it's a SiS 5598 but Sa...