Simpler Navigation for Servers and Operating Systems - Please Update Your Bookmarks
Completed: a much simpler Servers and Operating Systems section of the Community. We combined many of the older boards, so you won't have to click through so many levels to get at the information you need. Check the consolidated boards here as many sub-forums are now single boards.
If you have bookmarked forums or discussion boards in Servers and Operating Systems, we suggest you check and update them as needed.
Operating System - Microsoft
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Compaq Presario 1260

Todd Crutsinger
Occasional Visitor

Compaq Presario 1260

Hi,

Not sure if this is the right forum or not. I haven't started my laptop in a couple years.
I fired it up and rec'vd this error: HIMEM.SYS is missing.

What does this mean? Any solutions?

Thanks. Todd
1 REPLY
Lee Harris_5
Valued Contributor

Re: Compaq Presario 1260

Hi Todd...

I'd repost this in the Windows forum. Are you running Windows 9x/ME? Sounds like the file himem.sys has either been deleted or corrupted. You might be able to restore it onto your C: drive using a Windows boot floppy to enable you to get to a DOS prompt.

As I said originally though...stick this in the MS forums, you'll get a much better response probably.

Good luck.

Regards - Lee