iMac A1311 does not start, due to no HARD drive
I have an iMac A1311 that has no HARD drive, so I have a disk HARD of Windows and OS X 10.6.1 discs. Can I use my PC to format the HARD drive and install OS X on the HDD using my PC? iMac will not start cuz no HARD drive
Unfortunately, you can not. You will need to install a hard drive in the Mac - you cannot install or run Mac OS on a Windows machine (or anything other than Mac hardware).
In addition, if this one is to end 2011, most likely cannot install 10.6.x as it came without doubt with 10.7 Lion (depending on when it was released or purchased). Mac can not boot from an OS older than what they came with. If it came with Lion, you can install a HDD and then use recovery to format and install the original above operating system (if you downloaded/purchased previously with your Apple ID).
I am currently trying to install a new HARD drive in my notebook of 1800-712.
I'm having a few trubbles as my Satellite won't start with my new HARD drive.
I upgraded my BIOS to the latest version.
The new HARD drive is a 40 GB Samsung.
Any suggestions on what I need to do to make it all works?
This device was shipped with 20 GB HARD drive.
You again is 40 GB.
I guess that the BIOS does not recognize the HARD drive because of the size.
I have a desktop HP Envy Phoenix with i7 chip and an SSD for the OS. If I connect via USB external drive of 3 TB WD for the backup of the system does not start while it is attached. The pc seems to be trying to boot from the outside, can't find the OS and does not start. It will start fine with small external drives connected. It is the size of the disk? Is there a way to fix this?
The WD drives seem to pose problems of my potential. I have used other brands such as Seagate and Hitachi without running into problems with external USB drives causing the system to boot. Maybe it's the USB adapter that I use which does not cause starting problems.
I used the adapter HP USB 3, which uses drivers NEC or TI and has never had a problem starting via a USB external (non - WD) readers.
I am currently using SMU 8108 with SMU-1062 q.
The previous record was borken, so I had to install a new hard drive.
The new hard drive is fommatted as NTFS format, and it is currently mounted on 8108.
Unfortunately, I don't have recovery disk available to the general public so I am trying to install Windows 7 on a blank hard drive.
When you start, the LED OK PWK light is all the time, orange DRIVE LED turns on for a few seconds only when I turn on the switch.
LabVIEW RT switches are all off, I cleared CMOS several times to the Board of Directors, but the screen does not show anything.
I tried to use my DVI monitor with any other device as well, and it worked, so there is no problem with the monitor.
In addition, I tried to go in window safe mode by pressing F8 or Del it didn't work, so I can't see anything on the screen when his kick upward.
I tried to put a lot of information I can it will be very appreciated if you can help me with this problem please.
You said that you can't in Windows safe mode, you have installed Windows on the hard drive? Are you able to get into the BIOS of the controller?
If you are not able to access the BIOS for the controller, it may be due to bad RAM. If you are uncomfortable installing RAM and you have a few extra laptop RAM of the same type (I think it's the DDR3 for your controller) laying around, you can try to replace the RAM.
Was your hard drive damaged through certain events, or it just stop working?
I have the 4540 s if an external hard drive is connected, it will not start.
I have the internal hard drive set as master boot.
The message that appears indicates Press esc, to enter the boot options, but which does nothing.
I spent an hour with hp support-useless.
I did a BIOS update - no help.
All advice appreciated.
Not sure what you mean about the reference of the warehouse.
I've updated the USB ports and that solved the problem.
Thanks for the reply.
I know what is already on a thread, but here it is again (i.e. thread became uncontrollable anyway and did not offer me solutions). I have an ASUS K53S laptop computer Series and use it as a desktop PC. It sits on my desk and never move, I plugged my larger screen, a keyboard and mouse, printer and external hard drive that I keep all my information on i rarely save to local disk. These things represent more than ports USB to the laptop, I have a hub 4 ports on there also. It is just background information; I mean, the laptop is a must.Here's the problem: when I start, as I do every morning, I used to see ASUS inspire Innovation - first of all, persistent Perfection for about 1 second, then the laptop will just get on the job and complete its start-up in about a minute (including login). Which was very good until a few days ago when things started slows down a bit, then I rebooted as I always used to with my Windows XP tour. All closed but return is reactivated and it hung on the opening screen of ASUS and show no signs of getting further. I went outside and continued on another work that does not need a computer, thinking that if I ignored it it would be bit go further, but I came back hours later to find that it is always locked.Well after a little, I took the plug my external hard drive, and he continued to start where he left off, like nothing had happened.This settled this possibility, but before that, I had established a thing; I need to connect my external hard drive before starting, otherwise it wouldn't connect properly.When I managed to finally get both going at the same time (Yes, after some persistence, he recognized the drive but I still would like a solution to this when it exists), I looked at the hard drive and all my files are corrupted or something. photos are not valid, some files that I know to have files in appear them as empty and I can't make any sense at all. Is there someone out there who has had this problem before and fixed, and if so, how?My external hard drive is a Seagate 1 TB, if it helps.I really want an answer to this, I have data on that disc that I need and I'm not.
If the problem affects only one PC it says its something specific to this PC.
Is there traces of yellow warning in Device Manager?
At whatever it is updated / installed on this PC before this problem, or run a maintenance utility?
If there is no warning of the Device Manager, then if you perform a clean boot PC http://support.microsoft.com/kb/331796 NB this isn't the manual method the Fixit which helps?
HP 6120 t (vista) BIOS does not recognize the second IDE hard drive connected via IDE-SATA controller. The other SATA disk and the DVD player came with the machine.
I hooked my old 200 GB Hitachi drive via the controller. I also put the jumbers in the present as a slave. I also took the original WD drive and just connect the IDE hard drive. BIOS do not show any drive at all.
I would try something possible at this time I have a lot of my data on the old disk.
Thanks appreciate any suggestion.
Try to enter the BIOS and I believe under change of Advanced menu of SATA to IDE or Enhanced.
You need to do when you install Windows XP or you will get a blue screen and it does not start.
Don't forget chang back when you put it in your drive home hard sata.
Computer is not accessible due to a hard drive damage, how to disable the CS5 license?
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Original title: problems with \windows\system32\config\system.
I met a now well-known problem where Windows will not start due to missing or corrupt file "\windows\system32\config\system" now, I have read articles about how to solve the problem but they all involve some kind of recovery cd while I use a Toshiba Mini NB205-N312/BL and have the cd player. Any help to find a solution to this problem by using a usb key would be very appreciated.
You have the disc to install Windows with you?
If you do not have the Windows XP installation disk, I recommend you to make arrangements for a disc that is the same edition as it is installed on your machine.
Subsequently, try performing a manual system restore by following this link.
Hope the helps of information. Please post back and we do know.
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My environment architecture for 12 c Cloud Control (used for the purpose of personal practice) can be explained as follows:
@DBSERVER: (OEL6.5, x 86-64)
-12 c Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (EMCC)
-Database 18.104.22.168 which acts as a repository for 12 c EMCC
Monitored host is on a virtual machine (VM12) which is currently in the DBSERVER:
VM12: (OEL6.5, x 86-64)
-12 c Management Agent which monitors host and database (22.214.171.124)
The server worked fine for months until recently when the computer has restarted abruptly. Abrupt restart has occurred several times in the past, but this time, he had a problem when restarting. The DBSERVER when a startup starts the SGC and the AGENT. WHO starts perfectly, but the AGENT does not start. On trying to start the agent, it displays the following error message:
[[email protected] bin] $. / emctl start agent
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud control 12 c Release 3
Copyright (c) 1996, 2013 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting Agent... failed.
Manager of target failed to startup: targets.xml was rejected: loaded with a token incorrect agent
See emctl.log and emagent.nohup in: / home/u01/oemrel3/agent/agent_inst/sysman/log
[[email protected] bin] $
The targets.xml file contains the following information, which do not seem to be of any help:
[[email protected] emd] $ cat targets.xml
<? XML version = "1.0"? >
< / objectives >
[[email protected] emd] $
Anyone can provide assistance in such circumstances?
The DBSERVER repository database, the auditor and the who are running, while the agent is down. VM12, listener and agent database is running. Is there another file that should be checked for more information?
--> $/ AGENT_INST/bin/emctl stop agent
If the agent does not stop is free then kill all the background process agent first grepping for agent perl and java process only
--> Move your existing target.xml file
MV target.xml target.xml.old
--> Create an empty file targets.xml under/AGENT_INST/sysman/MDTs with the below content
--> Start the agent of
$AGENT_INST/bin/emctl start agent
That starts agent but without all the targets in targets.xml
To the discovery of targets saw agent console resynchronization
I hope someone can help me
I have a laptop Toshiba Satellite L50 and when I start it, it says
+ no boot device please don't restart System.
It is still under warranty because it was purchased only 6 months ago.
I took it back where I bought it and they told me to contact Toshiba.
I'm waiting on a reminder.
I hope that someone can help you. He also asked that the HARD drive password.
Where can I find this information?
I guess the L50 Satellite cannot find the boot device (HARD drive), because the HARD drive was obtained with a drive password HARD and without this HARD isn't accessible disk password and the system does not start properly.
Did you set this password for HARD drive in the past?
I m request because this isn t password on new laptops. This HARD drive password can only be set by the owner of the laptop
Of my knowledge if you know n t this HARD drive password, you will not be able to access the HARD disk in such a case, the HARD drive would be useless, and the data would be lost
That's why I recommend you check if someone put the HARD drive on your laptop password where you n t know the password, you will need to replace the HARD drive and reinstall the system once more.
My imac has been running really slow, began with safari, so I switched browsers and that worked for a while the origin of the problem. So was slow today and I decided just to shut it down for a while and now it won't restart. When I hit the power button, it sounds and passes to the gray apple logo screen with the start-up of the below status bar, but when it comes to halfway, it just stops. I was able to start it in safe mode (?) Now command + option + r) and I was able to run disk utility, but when I ran check it or repairing, he said that player could not be parsed. I have a backup so I can certainly restore from that. but looks like it could be a more serious problem? In addition, I am running the latest operating system.
What you're saying, looks like your iMac's hard drive is seriously damaged. First of all, he started to work slowly, but now OS X will try to repair the drive each time you start, even if she can't, so your Mac goes off.
However, there is another problem: your Mac is now considered to be "obsolete", so Apple does not provide technical support for this. This means that you should look for a new hard drive for your iMac, install it and restore your Time Machine backup.
FireFox does not start due to message ssl3.dll is missing, and indeed it is not in the folder program files. But I can't seem to be able to reinstall Firefox or copy the ssl3.dll file in the program folder files. Help?
Webroot identified ssl3.dll as a threat and deleted. Now, I can't start Firefox, nor can I copy ssl3.dll in the file Firefox program. I tried to uninstall Firefox and reinstall, but it always shows an update and does not seem to add ssl3.dll. Help?
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I have installed and configured a cluster essbase on two servers. all services start OK, but I can't get the component OPMN to boot. Having traced through the logs, I found a mistake in the lease log file manager which I believe is used to query the shared database to see if another node is upwards or downwards.
In the file, the error message is ' TNS:listener could not resolve SID in connect descriptor "but I tested the connection and it works fine. The only problem I have is that I'm not passing in the SID, I'm passing in the SERVICE_NAME. That could be the cause of the problem. Is it possible to change the connection for this driver ODBC Oracle Wire Protocol to use the SEVICE_NAME instead of the SID or is just a diversion?
See you soon!
It would seem that the ODBC Oracle Wire Protocol driver does not work with the 'encryption', so we had to disable the encryption to the file sql.ora on the database and everything was OK.
When I turn on my laptop, I get this message:
Windows didn't start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM
You can try to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD. Select 'r' in the first screen to start repair.
I bought this computer and has not received any documentation or the drive with him. How can I me things in the market again? Or how can I get my files on the HARD disk without losing any data? Nothing works without some sort of operating system, so I can't start a CD or go on the internet with it or anything else. Someone suggested to remove the HARD disk and connecting it to another computer via a USB cable. I tried that but didn't have any instructions very thoroughly how to do and not to do anything. What can I do?
The question was preceded by a loss of power, aborted reboot or abnormal termination? (This includes the plug pulling, buttons power and removing the battery).
These can cause corruption in the file system that must be fixed before you do anything else.
If none of these events occurred (or even if they have not taken place), you must verify the integrity of your file system before anything else (especially "try" things).
There is zero logic to begin to try to begin to try to modify or copy files to a hard drive that has a corrupted file system, so this must first be fixed using the XP chkdsk program and run chkdsk on your hard drives may solve your problem completely.
Use the XP Recovery Console to check the file system on your HARD drive and fix the problems and then try to start your system - this may be all you need to do. Or, you are welcome to just start trying things that might work.
Boot into the Recovery Console Windows using an XP bootable installation CD.
If you have no XP bootable media (or aren't sure you have) create a bootable XP Recovery CD of Console and do not forget.
This is not the same as recovery disks that may have come to a store to purchase the system.
You can make a bootable Recovery Console CD by downloading an ISO file and burn it to a CD.
The ISO bootable image file you need to download is called:
Download the ISO from here:
Use a new CD and this simple and free program to burn your ISO file and create your bootable CD:
Here are some instructions for ImgBurn:
It would be a good idea to test your bootable CD on a computer running.
You may need to adjust the computer BIOS settings to use the CD-ROM drive as the first device to boot instead of the hard drive. These adjustments are made before Windows tries to load. If you miss it, you will need to restart the system again.
When you start on the CD, follow the instructions:
Press any key to boot from CD...
Installing Windows... going to pronounce.
Press 'R' to enter the Recovery Console.
Select the installation that you want to access (usually 1: C:\WINDOWS)
You may be asked to enter the password (usually empty).
You should be in the folder C:\WINDOWS. It's the same as the
C:\Windows folder that you see in Solution Explorer.
The Recovery Console allows base as file commands: copy, rename, replace, delete, chkdsk, fixboot, fixmbr, cd, etc.
For a list of the commands in the Recovery Console, type help at the command prompt.
Start by checking the integrity of your file system by using the chkdsk command.
In the command prompt window, run the chkdsk command on the drive where Windows is installed to try to fix any problems on the afflicted player.
Running chkdsk is fine, even if he finds no problem. It won't hurt anything to run it.
Assuming your boot drive is C, run the following command:
CHKDSK C: /r
Let chkdsk finish to correct the problems, he could find. It may take a long time for chkdsk complete or they seem to be "stuck". Be patient. If the HARD drive led blinks always, chkdsk is something. Keep an eye on the amount of the percentage to be sure that it is still making progress. It may even seem to go back sometime.
You must run chkdsk/r again until it finds no error to correct.
Remove the CD, and then type "exit" to exit the RC and restart the computer.
You have not to set the BIOS to boot the disk HARD since the CD won't be.
Do, or do not. There is no test.
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