Having problems with your IBM ThinkCentre S50 8183 - P4 3 GHz (8183D9U) PC Desktop ?

I have a ibm thinkcentre desktop and the hard drive is blank and i have the restore cd's but not working how tdo i use them?

Answers :

To restore/recover an IBM system to its original settings, try booting your system and select F11.

But, when you say "hard drive is blank" ... what problem are you experiencing ... power issue ?? Error messages ???

Hope this helps.
The computer needs to be set to start from the cd, make sure you got the right cd in the drive and then read and follow this page to change the boot order so that the computer starts from the cd - http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-change-boot-order.php
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for IBM ThinkCentre S50 8183 - P4 3 GHz (8183D9U) PC Desktop

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Recovery partition - repair

You have obviously deleted the partition that the laptop could recover from but usually if you are supplied a cd to recover windows, there is normally a drivers folder within the cd but not the aplications, such as anti virus although these are only ... IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

Waves not playing yet mp3s do.

Nopes. What seems to be was a suspended application installation (probably you or somebody qho used your computer just before it happenned). You can try System Restore. It should roll back that kind of file extension change. Hope it helps, good luck. ... Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

Restore Hardrive to Factory Settings, Missing Hidden Partition

Yes Claudia you are right. When you wiped the hard drive you deleted the partition that contained the systen restore (factory restore). You will have to purchase a new copy of Vista. It will not contain all of the other programs that came with your c ... PC Desktops

Dell Latitude D610 Default Factory Settings

Resetting\012 a Dell Latitude to the factory settings allows the user to restore the \012Dell Latitude to the original operating condition as if it was just \012taken out of the box. Dell system includes a restore utility called ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Out of Date Software/ How to wipe hardrive completely

Hi there\015\012\015\012Unfortunately it is not as simple as it may seem and regrettably if you are using Windows 98 you will not simply be able to use System Restore/Factory Settings as suggested, unless you have software installed that ... Compaq Presario 1275 Notebook

Burn cds can't get computer to burn acd neither with pictures or songs and have used different cds

Hi first thing go to startcontrol panel printers and other hardware system (on left side)hardware device manager DVD / CD rom drives does it show up as a burner? DVD-RW or CD-RWi ... Dell Dimension 5150 (DIM515MIN) PC Desktop

Restore my Acer 5610Z to its original state

03/15/2007 12:00AM Directory bios\015\01208/22/2007 11:48AM Directory ... Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

My computer got broke so i installed new installion of windows xp and now that one got messed up and i need to restore the factory settings but i cant get the d2d erecovery to work can you help me my computer is an acer aspire one series mother board aoa150

Hi there !!Thank you for posting your question at FixYa.comYou have a partition on your hard drive that contains the backup\015\012image.If you can't see a drive D: or E: on "my computer" that means the\015\012partition is hid ... PC Laptops

Programs Freeze UP

The best way to solve most of the problems If you are getting them constantly, would be to use the recovery disc or windows setup cd to perform a fresh installation of windows into your computer.before doing it though, would be a good ide ... Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop

Can not get pass set up, place where you name the computer,have run restore cd

Hello there , let put things in order:\015\0121) That is is your PC DISC? RESTORE CD?\015\0122) If so, just run the Restore CDs, and use DESTRUCTIVE FORMAT/ and restore the OS from CDs and SYSTEM PARTITION. **\015\012it is supose to ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

We r having a problem with a software we purchased from shockwave. The game is called saints and sinners bowling The graphics flash and when u roll the ball u only c the result u don't c the ball rolling down the lane. My computer is far less advanced that my dads computer and this game works fine on mine. One other thing, is the game works fine for several hours after I reset the computer then lets say when I shut the game off for a few hours it does the same thing. I have thought about resetti

Hello, Jason.If your problem began after Windows XP SP3 was installed, I'd suggest using System Restore to roll back your system to an earlier time. Go to Start - Programs - Accessories - System Restore.You had mentioned Facto ... Gateway GM5088 PC Desktop

Need help using Recovery CDs on TravelMate 290

Run the command rstrui.exe to restore the system if it does not work only way is to reinstall os ... Acer TravelMate 290 Notebook

Speakers are plugged in properly but won't work

Hi Rachelle,First of all, make sure that the sound is not accidentally muted.If the sounds seem to play, it means that your speaker cables are faulty or have some kind of break in them. Or, your speakers or the electronics ins ... Altec Lansing VS4121 Computer Speakers

I have a ibm thinkcentre desktop and the hard drive is blank and i have the restore cd's but not working how tdo i use them?

To restore/recover an IBM system to its original settings, try booting your system and select F11.But, when you say "hard drive is blank" ... what problem are you experiencing ... power issue ?? Error messages ???Hope this he ... IBM ThinkCentre S50 8183 - P4 3 GHz (8183D9U) PC Desktop

I have a virus on my computer Toshiba Satellite

You're going to need a few bits before you start:\0121) Drivers:  Start here:http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp...and download a complete set of drivers for the operating system yo ... Toshiba Satellite Pro A200-EZ2204X Notebook

Compaq computer freezes or hangs

Please have a look at your device manager to see if everything is OK with your modem.\015\012To do so, please find the "My computer" icon and RIGHT click on it, choose properties from the menu and then select the hardware tab. Then click the device m ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

Blu ray killed my cd rom

Let me tell u that cd support is built in it has nothing to do with software ur LENS is getting weak and when it starts getting weak it first stops cd reading and writing to Double check just revert back to the old situation and check if cd's work to ... HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook

Emachine EL 1200 06w Restore ???

\015\012tjbrown527 --\015\012\015\012I have no idea about the difference between XP Home and "Nettops", lol! But, I can help you restore :)\015\012\015\012Reboot your PC, when the very first screen comes up ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Emachine Forgot the password to get into XP. I used maxblast4 to clean the hd. Could not get the restore cds to work. Formatted hd, loaded another xp software. What I want to do is get the pc so it will take the restore cds that came with the machine and make it look like emachines aoftware

Thers a very handy program that goes on cd and you boot your computer with this cd its called hirens boot cd 9 is the latest.once u have booted  from cd u can use some software (Active Password Changer) that is designed for use ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Stop: c000135 error

If you do not have any important data on teh computer and you computer was purchased after september 2008 you can try the factory restore. NOTE : DOING A REINSTALLATION OR FACTORY RESTORE WILL WIPE OUT ALL DATA AND APPLICATIONS YOU HAVE PUT ON THE SY ... Dell Inspiron 5100 Notebook

HP Pavilion dv8237 CTO Notebook

Hi,Based on your post/description, you have tried most if not everything.Some possibilities:1. you are about to have a hardware fault (chances are the hard disk) and the reason for the problem(s) is this;2. the mem ... PC Laptops

There is a horizontal gray bar that splits the screen about 2 inches from the bottom. I have restored factory settings. No change. Have re-installed Intel Video driver - bar is still there. Also, the right side of the screen is cut off. Have to use mouse to scroll around, like a virtual screen. Have tried display settings as well. 1024x600 not an option. There have been several times when re-installing the video driver from the Acer eRecovery application has worked. But once I reboot, it is back

Are you using an anti virus? Since you get the full screen when you install the driver from the recovery CDs proves that the HW is fine and it is a matter of driver alone. What I would have done if I were you, I would have reinstalled the Windows fro ... Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

How do I factory restore an Emachine w3609?

You might be able to purchase a set of factory image CDs from eMachines, but not all manufacturers make them available. You might also find sets for sale on eBay and from some other vendors.Without the factory restore CDs, you can still r ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Blue screen when starting up

Resolving the blank screen issue\015\012\015\012Follow the instructions below in order to fix this issue:\015\012\015\0121. Remove any CDs, DVDs or memory cards from the computer.\015\012\015\0122. Disconnect all devices from the computer leaving onl ... HP Pavilion a810n (PP164AA) PC Desktop

I would like sto dump my system, and start over. Syst: Gateway GT5220. running Windows XP service pack 3

This will perform an install that will eraseeverything and start over.\015\012\015\012Remove all CDs or DVDs from the optical drives. \015\012\015\012Turn off the computer using the normal Windows shu ... Gateway PC Desktops
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.8589 seconds