help with Compaq Armada m300

By mwhit324
Jul 24, 2006
  1. stupid me bought a laptop from ebay not realizing that this particular model needs an MEU to have access to a cdrom and floppy drive. Has no OS. Is there any way to get an OS on this laptop, or do I go shell out bucks for an MEU( or just get rid of the darn thing!)? help!!
  2. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

    You can connect a usb cd drive or take out the hard drive, put it in another computer with an adapter (2.5 to 3.5 inch) and install Windows that way.
  3. mwhit324

    mwhit324 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I tried connecting the external cd luck. the only boot options i'm getting in BIOS is to boot from the harddrive or multibay, which I'm assuming is the Mobile expansion Unit. I'll give the other option a try though and see what happens. Where would I plug the adapter on the other computer?
  4. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

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