Question about Lenovo 3000 C100 Notebook
Hard Drive on laptop seems to be dead, so I'm trying to use a bootable CD to pull files from the disk (if it is not truly dead), before replacing the disk. I have a bootable CD (boots fine on a Dell ), but the Lenovo will not boot using that CD. I have changed the boot sequence to go to the CD first. I hear the CD spin, but the sequence then flips to the HDD which then fails. The Bios / Sys Informatio shows that the CD Drive is Disabled. Is this the reason for it not booting?
Hello brush71, it most likely is.
I suggest going to BIOS and trying to enable the cd drive.
If not possible, perhaps there is a hardware failure.
As you've described a problem with the Hard-Drive as well, I would suggest, if warranty is still applicable, to turn to your nearest Lenovo lab and have the computer fixed.
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 18, 2014 | Computers & Internet
Computer is booting from a non-bootable source
Many times this error is caused when the computer is attempting to boot from a non-bootable CD-ROM. First verify that no CD is in the computer, unless you are attempting to boot from a CD.
Nov 29, 2011 | HP Compaq 6710b Notebook
Jun 25, 2011 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook
Jan 11, 2011 | Lenovo T410 Notebook
Apr 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Oct 16, 2009 | Compaq Armada M700 Notebook
Jun 25, 2009 | IBM Computers & Internet
Feb 03, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook
Sep 08, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook
May 26, 2017 | Lenovo 3000 C100 Notebook
Nov 10, 2009 | Lenovo 3000 C100 Notebook
246 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: