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Packard Bell Master CD and Recovery & Restore Diskette Issues


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#1 Anuextreme23

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Posted 08 September 2014 - 08:02 PM

Hi Guys,

You guys may realize me from the Packard Bell or Sony Laptop Thread. I got a Packard Bell Platinum 1 and replaced the hard drive for a 2GB Compact Flash, the original hard drive was 1.2GB. Now, I tried using my Original Packard Bell Master CD Version: 170580 and the Restore & Recovery Floppy Version 2.2W. When I put the media into the appropriate drive, and boot the computer; it says "Insert bootable media into the appropriate drive." It was supposed to go into the Packard Bell Restore Menu, not say this. The original owner I got this computer from, said the he used the Master CD and Restore & Recovery Floppy before, but he was not specific on how he used them. I think I might have the wrong Restore & Recovery Floppy. I might need to get Version 2.3W as said in this thread, http://forums.techguy.org/earlier-versions-windows/28154-reformating.html. I tried a different Master CD for Windows 95 B and it worked and got to the Restore Menu. Only problem is that there is some software on the original Master CD that came with this computer. I have a video link, please take a look and help me out. I never had experienced this before. Thanks Everyone.

 

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#2 Cobalt006

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 10:19 PM

How did you do the Restore CD first or floppy. I use to have packerd bell years ago. With mine you booted from the floppy. Then inserted the cd after.






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