******on old compaqs you usually push the f10 key when a blinking cursor
appears for a few seconds in the upper right corner of your screen.
this launches the graphical, "windows like" setup program from the
special compaq setup partition on the hard drive..
doesn't compaq's website have this info?
I found a different Compaq internet site that may have the info I need to
access the setup program I need, but with AOL, going through pages is horribly
slow tonight, so I will try tomorrow. However, The f10 thing did clear up the
error message and the floppy drive is working fine now...although the setup
window never did show itself. How? I don't know.
BTW I do not have the hard drive that came with the computer in it now. I took
my working hard drive from my power pack failed Packard Bell and put it in when
t could'nt format the hard drive that came with the computer. I suspect it is a
slave from a network workstation. Anyone know how to format such a harddrive?
Thanks all for the help.
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