Updating escd success dmi pool data
At first it would either just hang there or it would give me a disk error "Cannot boot form Disk, insert system disc and hit enter". Our family computer won't boot beyond the 'Verifying DMI pool data' screen.Now I can get it to load only after I set it to boot from HDD then to CD ROM. It gets to this point then the PCI devices listing and other text above becomes corrupted, random characters become highlighted in random colours and these same characters change to...Hello forum folks, I'm hoping you can advise me on my problem.Here's my setup: MSI VIA K8T800 K8T Master2-FARDual AMD Opteron 240's (not overclocked)ENERMAX 550W Power Supply Model "EG651P-VE(FMA)"Sapphire ATI Radeon 9800XT Video Card, 256MB DDRCorsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Platinum Series, Low Latency (Twin Pack) 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) ECC Registered DDR PC-3200Asus Black 16X DVD-ROM Drive, Model DVD-E616P1 Black VANTEC Nexus Fan Controller Panel Model "NXP-205-BK" with 5 Coolmax Chameleon LED cooling Fan, Model "CM-825-CL" connected Western Digital Raptor 36.7GB 10,000RPM SATA Hard Drive, Model WD360GDSONY Black 1.44MB 3.5inch Floppy Disk Drive, Model MPF920When I first turned the computer on, my floppy wasn't being recognized, but the computer did get past the DMI verification.Then I stumbled across one article which suggested that this could be a corrupted BIOS and suggested flashing the bad one to correct this problem. I must say that I am completely flumuxed -- and would appreciate ANY help (well any help that doesn's start with "wait for a full moon, then kill some animal . However, since my floppy wasn't working, I couldn't get Windows XP to install since I didn't have the SATA drivers.So, I fiddled with the floppy cable until it worked.
Now, however, it reaches the Verifying DMI Pool Data and hangs (once it did get to Updating ESCD Data, Success but then it returned to the same old hang) and then just sits there with the cursor blinking two lines down.
not me) and they've closed now so no help from them.
I have a USB cd/dvd drive and am trying to install windows 8.
Now I'm 99% sure I don't have a virus because of all the anti-virus software in place, but a thought did occur, the files on my PC where originally FAT32 and about 18 months ago I changed them to NTFS.
Would this course a problem to the repair of the boot sectors?