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> when He puts the P3V4x into theother case WinXP Pro will not boot. He
> sees the boot selection menu and after selecting XP Pro the hard drive
> is read for a couple of seconds and the system hangs. This aslo occurs
> when the system was prepared with Sysprep while in the other case.
> Also he is unable to boot off the CDROM (master) even if the device is
> on the Primary channel as the only device, with it as the 1st bootable
> device in BIOS. Have tried anothe CD ROM drive as well as IDE cable. No
> luck will not boot off an XP bootable CD.
> ANy sgguestions for either problem?
How big is this hard-drive you he has connected?
p3v4x can't support anything above 100GB.
Might also be worth defaulting the bios & try again (you've probably tried
I've experienced a similar problem in the past with my p3v4x. Disconnected
everything from it, left overnight and for some mysterious (magical?) reason
plugged it all back together the next morning and it fired into life without
problem, can't explain it!
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