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From this link you provided - http://www.tacktech....ay.cfm?ttid=287 - I'm not sure what to download. There's quite a lot of links.

Also, I don't understand this, "A If you have more than one RAM module installed, try starting computer with one RAM stick at a time."

I don't know how to start computer with one RAM stick at a time.
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First one get the Seagate SeaTools DOS cd ISo version. It is the most compatible with drives.
Use the instructions to burn the image and run the program.
Second set of instructions just skip the Option a part and do the actual program itself.
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Im working on the seatool thing. I burned a cd and I'm not sure how to have my cpu boot from it.
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To change Boot Sequence in your BIOS

Reboot the system and at the first post screen (where it is counting up memory) start tapping the DEL button
This will enter you into the Bios\Cmos area.
Find the Advanced area and click Enter
Look for Boot Sequence or Boot Options and highlight that click Enter
Now highlight the first drive and follow the directions on the bottom of the screen on how to modify it and change it to CDrom.
Change the second drive to the C or Main Drive
Once that is done then click F10 to Save and Exit
You will prompted to enter Y to verify Save and Exit. Click Y and the system will now reboot with the new settings.

Hopefully you have already put the SeaTools cd in the drive before all this. If everything is setup correctly you will get a black screen with the following message in the upper left corner:

"Push Any Key To Boot To Cd". When you see this then push any key and the cd will take over. Then follow the prompts or if you need assistance we will help. If not the system may boot straight to the disc on it's own. You should never see the Windows logo if everything is setup correctly.
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I did this:

-Spam delete at start up of computer
-Went to Advanced Bios Features
-Went to Boot Seq & Floppy Setup
-The First boot was from Hard Disk
-So I changed the First Boot to Cd Rom and 2nd boot to hard disk

Cpu restarted and it said booting from CD or something like this but it never booted.

Did I do anything wrong?
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Nope did anything show up on the screen when booting? Did you redo the ISO burn as I instructed or are you using the data disc you originally burned?
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Only thing different at boot up was that it said booting from cd:

but with no booting.

How do I redo the ISO burn?

I just burned the seatool thing to a cd.
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Go back to post 15 and stat with the line about image burn and follow the instructions. If the disc is burned as a data disc it will not be bootable.
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I tried to boot with the imgburn program but it didn't work.

I think maybe one of three things:

-my cd says: DVD+R

Is this an okay CD?

-I couldn't download the seagate from the link you provided. It brings me here - http://www.seagate.c...toold_reg.html.

So I downloaded it from a google search. It is an .iso however.

-Am I supposed to use the Hitachi thing?
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Seagate should work unless you know for sure your hard drive is a Hitachi.

I tried to boot with the imgburn program but it didn't work.

I'm not sure I understand why you are trying to boot to the program?
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I meant I did the imgburn then I tried to boot with the CD but it didn't work. When I was burning, it seemed to have an error.

I'm not sure why there was an error.
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Is the boot sequence set to boot to the cdrom first in the bios?

To change Boot Sequence in your BIOS

Reboot the system and at the first post screen (where it is counting up memory) start tapping the DEL button
This will enter you into the Bios\Cmos area.
Find the Advanced area and click Enter
Look for Boot Sequence or Boot Options and highlight that click Enter
Now highlight the first drive and follow the directions on the bottom of the screen on how to modify it and change it to CDrom.
Change the second drive to the C or Main Drive
Once that is done then click F10 to Save and Exit
You will prompted to enter Y to verify Save and Exit. Click Y and the system will now reboot with the new settings.

Hopefully you have already put the memtest cd in the drive before all this. If everything is setup correctly you will boot directly to the cd you just created:
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I did that. The problem is the seatool isn't burning to CD correctly.

I was wondering if its one of these problems:

-my CD says DVD+R
-I downloaded wrong version of seatool since link was broken
-I need the hitachi thing?

Edited by Houseki, 13 May 2012 - 11:09 AM.

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-I need the hitachi thing?

Is your hard drive a Hitachi drive?

I did that. The problem is the seatool isn't burning to CD correctly.

What do you mean isn't burning correctly?
I was wondering if its one of these problems:

-my CD says DVD+R

Doesn't matter as long as you burned the file correctly

-I downloaded wrong version of seatool since link was broken

Direct link to the Seatools ISO HERE
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When I click that link, it says - "404 - Page Not Found"

How do I check if I have a Hitachi drive?
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