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qajfat
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Tue May 07, 2002 7:34 pm

Hi, I had an old Siemens Nixdorf Scenic P75, with a phoenix Bios Version 4.04, and I decided to try and run it. I installed some ram, a floppy and a hard disk, with Win95 already installed on it. I powered it on and after some fiddling with Setup it found the HDD and posted OK. However I got the Non-system disk error. I thought that the boot sequence did not include C:, so I tried to change it. But I couldn't find anywhere where I can do it in the bios. Can anyone please help me. Thank you.
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Tue May 07, 2002 8:58 pm

What size is the HDD?
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Tue May 07, 2002 9:05 pm

If you installed Windows on another computer, there's a chance that it will not boot. Boot from floppy and see if you can access HDD. If yes, try making your HDD system (SYS C:).
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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qajfat
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Tue May 07, 2002 10:44 pm

The HDD is 600MB and correctly found in the bios. Rainbow, I did boot from floppy, and C: was accessed OK, but when I went to C:\Windows, then ran Win, I was told I had booted to the wrong OS. So do you suppose it is not booting because Windows was not installed on the PC? I guess if so I'll have to reinstall.....right? Thanks for your help, any further comments will be greatly appreciated, because I do not wish to have to reinstall Windows again. Thanks.
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Wed May 08, 2002 11:48 am

Use the bootdisk from the same version of Windows as you have installed on the HDD, boot from it and type SYS C:
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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qajfat
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Wed May 08, 2002 6:06 pm

Rainbow, you're a genius!!! I did just what you told me and it's running OK!! Great, thanks for your help.
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