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Old 03-27-2002, 07:06 PM   #1
RDW
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stuck in start up


I just put together a new system. I started it up and was installing Mandrake 8.1 and messed up somewhere. I had to shut down and was going to start up again and I couldn't get it to get past "Verifying DMI pool data" in start up. It will go into BIOS (everything looks alright there) but still can't get past start up.
 
Old 03-27-2002, 08:09 PM   #2
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I unplugged my hard drive and it works. I just don't have anywhere to put my OS. I think that I wasn't successful in formatting the hard drive. does anybody know how I can get past the hard drive till I can reformat it.
 
  


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