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Acer Aspire 3000 Ghost boot is stuck on the "loading..." and will not boot to ghost 8.2 using either floppy or pxe boot.

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I have an acer aspire 3000 laptop which will not boot up to ghost using either the floppy's or pxe boot it goes so far and then get stuck on the "loading.." part and goes no further. I've tried 3 different laptops and never come accross this before. The network card is a sis900 card which ive dl'ed the drivers from the site to use NDIS and packet drivers still to no use.
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by:mgonullu
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Maybe you have to put the SATA to compatibility mode in BIOS
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by:dave10x2
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The laptop doesnt have any sata options its an ide laptop about 3 years old +

spec is  2800 sempron , 80gb hdd IDE sis 900 nic

exact model is acer aspire 3002 lmi

cheers any how.
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did you tried to make a boot CD instead of booting from Floppy
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upgraded to latest version of ghost and use the new bootable win pe environment fixed the problem.
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