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Windows 98/2000 stuck in A: or C: prompt

By bkpiloti69ss
May 19, 2008
  1. latitude cpir 400 gt!! had for 3 yrs! gave it to a friend of mine he insisted he could put xp on it!! pentium 2 with windows 98/windows 2000 dual partition! it actually worked x-cellent. before i let him mess with it!! been 2.5 yrs since down. it tries to start but, comes up with a read/write failure at o80000... but still have dir. he crossed up the files while trying to install xp!! any suggestions????????????
     
  2. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 783

    It is hard drive failure, you will have to confirm that your hard drive is dying.

    Either way, get better laptop, or get the used hard drive ( such as 20 gigabyte)
     
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