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Reinstall Win 98
« on: October 18, 2012, 12:56:17 PM »
I was given an old Dell Optiplex 150 Series.That's about all I know about it for now.
Up until now about every tenth boot would take me to Windows 98. What I see now on boot up is a constant "no Primary disk 0 installed". "No Primary disk 1 installed". BIOS also shows no hard disk installed. I attempted a reinstall from a licensed OS but after several entries was told the same , "no hard disk installed".
Wondering what to try next? overthehill


             

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Re: Reinstall Win 98
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2012, 04:48:14 PM »
Hard drive is probably dead.  Likely not more than 4GB IDE.

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Re: Reinstall Win 98
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2012, 09:52:35 PM »
Thanks, C_C. I have a Samsung 40 GB IDE that I'll try . overthehill