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Compaq Provilant ML370 NTDETECT Failed

Mohamed Ismail
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Compaq Provilant ML370 NTDETECT Failed


We are using Compaq Provilant ML370 with Windows 2000 Server. Morning, I ve got a screen with error msg NTDETECT Failed. I ve tried with Windows 2000 CD for repairing but repair windows gives an error that windows setup unable to find any hard disk drives. I m using 3 physical drives and i ve c: for booting in disk 0.

Kindly help us to resolve the issue.


Mohamed Ismail
Pieter 't Hart
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Re: Compaq Provilant ML370 NTDETECT Failed

first : bootdisk (disk-0) may be defect!
replace disk and restore from backup.

second: also at boot for recovery you may need to load the SCSI or SmartArray driver, just as you would for installation.