Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad 600E 2645 Notebook ?

It has win.2000 on it but wont boot up. it gets to config 32 and says its corrupt or missing. i just got it like this and have tried everything in the f8 menu, i have a xp original disk actually several and it wont boot from the dvd drive it dont have a floppy. ive went and set the bios to boot from cd and nothing. like i said i wonted to wipe hard drive clean and put xp on it anyway. so if theres away to make it respond to cd boot maybe after formating the hard drive are anything to get this do


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You might have multiple problems. Are you sure the CD-Rom works? It is not uncommon for CD-ROM drives to go bad in laptops. If it was bad before and then the hard drive became corrupt all before it was given to you then you would have no way of knowing. This would explain why you do not get the Press Any Key to Boot From CD on boot.
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\015\012There is no doubt that the hard drive image is corrupt, so the first thing I would check is the CD drive and go from there.
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