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erased hard drive now what???

by ylwgirl / January 20, 2006 2:22 AM PST

Killdisk was used to erase the hard drive. I have a boot disc but it must be missing something because the pc can't boot from it.
I've also tried booting from my op sys cd. It does start up and starts loading files. I get to the screen where I tell it to install Windows 2000 Server. But then I get an error something like "hard drive not found".
I need a boot disc with CD rom support so that I can get to dos prompt and be able to access the windows setup file on the CD. Anyone know where I can download one?

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That could be true for SATA drives.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 20, 2006 2:29 AM PST

For those and drives on non-standard controllers we get to tap F6 or "some key" during the Windows install and feed it some diskette.

Sadly, I don't know anything about your machine.

Bob

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hard drive not recognized
by ylwgirl / January 23, 2006 2:20 AM PST

Sorry for the lack of detail on my previous post. It's a Compaq Proliant ML330. The hard drive was manufactured by Fujitsu and it's model MAJ3182MP. It's a SCSI hard drive. Let me know if you need any more details. I need to find some way of making the machine recognize the hard drive. Any ideas?

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SCSI means you do the custom install with..
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2006 2:35 AM PST

The F6 key and drivers on diskette. Windows 2000 may not have the SCSI drivers so you get to supply them as you install.

Bob

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