Simpler Navigation for Servers and Operating Systems
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.
Operating System - Microsoft
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Eternal loop using Hp original restore cd set (no scratches, new harddrive)

Kenny Hendrick
Occasional Contributor

Eternal loop using Hp original restore cd set (no scratches, new harddrive)

Is there a way to find out on the restore cd's if I'm using the right restore set for the correct machine? I have several hp's and although the set goes to my 7915 (7cd set) it goes on an eternal loop asking for Cd#1 as soon as it's done with #7....

The harddrive is new but we've tried the restore on three other drives and it's the same thing. This is a pavilion 7915 and i'm a tech (kind of embarrassing having to even post here but....I .... I just CAN'T be the only one asking this sort of question can I be?

sigh....here's a list of the hp's that I have here to repair:
7915 won't accept original restore set (but seems to accept xp just fine)