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    Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

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    by zecka3 ·

    I’m trying to enter into my old notebook (compaq presario amd k6) and it keeps giving me error:

    1st error —-> Operating system not found ….
    I then put de winxp cdrom into it, to make a brand new instalation of windows but then the s.o.b.tells me that:

    CDBOOT: memory overflow error

    It’s driving me crazy

    Please… please HELLLLLLLLLLLLP!

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    • #3352297

      Reply To: Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      by douglasb ·

      In reply to Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      You might have a problem with the memory. If you have two modules, try taking one out and see if you can install. If not, replace the first one and take out the second (still might not work if only one module is not enough memory for windows to install)

    • #3352251

      Reply To: Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      by g… ·

      In reply to Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      maybe your pc is not “good enough”. Check system requierments for XP

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      Reply To: Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      by asimak77 ·

      In reply to Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      Hey dude ! i got the same problem while installing Windows 2003 server. I was suggested by a peer to swithc the IDE cables of HDD / CDROM and put the HDD on Primary Master and CDROM on Secondary master and it worked! Now i m happy !

      Have a nice day !

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      Reply To: Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      by cloakmurderer ·

      In reply to Helllp!!! Operating system not found + CDBOOT: memory overflow error

      Ok… Same problem here, but with windows 2003 server EE, i have come to the conclusion that this is definitely not an OS issue, because with all volumes empty and no cd-rom installed i get the message. Asus K8N-E Deluxe motherboard, PCB Rev. 1.04, Bios 1011. Attempting to build a server with the following drive setup. On-board SiI 3114 with 2x WD1200 Sata HD’s in mirror (RAID 1) and a 32bit PCI Adaptec 2100s with 4x Quantum Atlas 10KII in a parity span (RAID 5). I set the 3114 to native mode and the onboard nForce 3 sata to Raid for the mirror and i can get into the windows installation, but i think the nvraid is not a true hardware raid or it is an issue related to the above, because after doing the old F6 driver disk routine, it doesn’t seem to see the nvidia raid as a valid array and volume – tells me that even though i attempt to format a NTFS partition – it says the that the partition is not a valid for windows. it proceeds to tell me that it needs to put some system files on my SCSI array, but even after reluctantly agreeing to this mess the os will not boot after reboot. really starting to become a P.I.T.A. but i have diagnosed the problem as an addressing conflict between the resources required for the 3114 and the 2100S.

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