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January 1, 2008, 5:12 pm
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I have a Packard Bell C-110 P-I 120mhz computer. At the time I just
wanted it for the hard-drive, which I put in another computer and
This old PB has *everything* that came with it, all the old software
extras, the printer, everything. So, just for grins I'd like to get it
up and running. However, when I try to reload the Win95 that came with
it - apparently a version exclusively for PB - it gets partway through
the process and bails out.
I've read that there's some kind of info partition that came on the
original factory drive that's needed to re-install the O/S. Since
that's gone, is there a way to get around this?
Yes, I know, it's an obsolete O/S on an old, slow computer and the
PB's had a terrible reputation, but I'd like to get it running again
just for grins. I did see it run one time before pulling the h/d.
Thanks for all input.
Re: Trying to resurrect Packard Bell C-110 Multimedia
I see I asked this once before. Here's the specific issue that came
"It starts the process of loading but gets to a certain point and
gives the message "unable to load Wincalc" and asks if I want to
continue anyway, however it doesn't offer a button to cotinue, only
one to exit. "
I recall I tried this several times and always ran into the same