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Old 03-19-2008, 03:52 PM   #1
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Exclamation GRUB Loading stage1.5 :: Puppy Linux :: 2 Errors

I've just turned on a Compaq Evo N160. The person tells me that a tech installed then tried removing Puppy Linux. (data Cd still in drive.) But now I have GRUB Loading stage1.5 with either error message. ERROR 17 or ERROR 5. I've tried a few partition softwares, a couple of boot programs and 2 different hard disk erasing programs. Nothing gets past this point. Now what should I do to either install another OS on the system? And remember this problem starts from power-on.

Last edited by Dark Jaguar; 03-19-2008 at 03:58 PM. Reason: didn't ask my question
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Are you saying nothing boots from CD ???. Not even puppy ???.
If so you'll need to get that sorted out first - check the BIOS and put the CD first.

Then tell us what you are trying to do - use the system as it is, install a new system, what ... ???.
Old 03-20-2008, 12:10 PM   #3
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PhoenixBios Setup Utility
System Time/ System Date /Supervisor password section/ Internal keypad and Parallel Port section

2. Hard Drive
3. Floppy Disk Drive/ Diskette Drive


<<<<Thats the whole Bios utility.

I'd like to install either Knoppix or Xp on the system. But at this point nothing catches at boot.

Solution found.
I redownloaded Knoppix to a CD and it finally ran.

Thanks for your assistance.

Last edited by Dark Jaguar; 03-20-2008 at 12:31 PM. Reason: Found Solution


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