Presario 4770 F10 set up problem

Discussion in 'Compaq' started by Not Me, Aug 29, 2003.

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    Not Me Guest

    I've DL the SP2824.EXE (I had to use a Mac w OS 9 to access the internet)

    I've tired using the file on a flopy with the 4770 during boot up -- no joy.

    I've tried copying the file to a flopy then executing on a pc in the DOS
    mode -- no joy.

    I've also tried to copy the file to the C:\ drive on a pc but I get a file
    read error.

    any help would be appreciated


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    Not Me, Aug 29, 2003
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    Mike Calkins Guest

    Copy the SP2824.EXE to the hard drive of a working PC. With a blank (or
    formatted) floppy in drive A, execute the SP2824.EXE file. It should build
    the floppy that you can boot off of on the 4770.

    Mike in Houston
    Mike Calkins, Aug 29, 2003
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    Not Me Guest


    Tried that but the transfer prossess seems to be corrupting the end product.
    Note I'm DL with a Mac OS9 computer transferring the file to a floppy then
    attempting transfer to the other PC. at that point I get one or more
    veriations on file transfer error codes.

    Not Me, Aug 30, 2003
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