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Old 05-17-02, 12:25 AM
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Failure fixed disc 0

I get that error on boot up on my old pentium 75mhz laptop
haven't messed with it in a while, but when I first got it (bought it last summer used) it worked fine for a while then one day I got that error. Last time I messed with it I was able to re-fdisk it and format it for win98 so I could at least boot to the command prompt, but it would only keep this info for a day or two. now fdisk won't even detect a drive
I'm figuring the drive is shot.
Any other ideas?
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Old 05-17-02, 07:55 AM
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Most likely the drive was on it's way out when you were last able to FDisk it... Now the drive is completely dead and any data is lost.

I wouldn't even bother putting money into a P75 laptop.. how much ram does it have? 16mb? MAYBE 32? What OS will you run on it?
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Old 05-17-02, 08:21 AM
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She's toast. Time to put her down.
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Old 05-17-02, 10:12 AM
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24MB ram
I would either put 95 or 98 on it, it had 95
I would only use it for older stuff that I know it could handle, and maybe internet surfing, it'd be cool to sit on my couch and watch tv and be able to be online too
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