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i have a boot disk error, what do i do?

Edited by bongsaber69, 20 December 2005 - 06:15 PM.

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Hi bongsaber69

What is the error??
When does the error happen??
Have you recently installed any Hardware or Software lately??
Did this just start ??
Is there a Floppy disk in the Floppy drive??
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Hi bongsaber69

What is the error??
When does the error happen??
Have you recently installed any Hardware or Software lately??
Did this just start ??
Is there a Floppy disk in the Floppy drive??

is says verifying dmi pool data DISK BOOT FAILURE, PLEASE INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER
it says this after during boot up after it detects all the stuff on the computer. it started after accidently pushed ctrl q for sumthing and it erased all my hard drives. there is no floppy in the floppy drive.
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is says verifying dmi pool data DISK BOOT FAILURE, PLEASE INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER
it says this after during boot up after it detects all the stuff on the computer. it started after accidently pushed ctrl q for sumthing and it erased all my hard drives. there is no floppy in the floppy drive.


Howdy:

And that's exactly what it should say if your hdd's were, in fact, wiped out..

Now you get to re-install an operating system..

Murray
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Howdy:

And that's exactly what it should say if your hdd's were, in fact, wiped out..

Now you get to re-install an operating system..

Murray

how do i do that?? my cdrom wont work
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I assume you are trying to install XP??

If so, boot into BIOS and make susre the first boot device is set to the cd drive..

Put the XP cd into the drive and press F10 to save the change to BIOS and exit..

The system should boot to the XP cd (you should see a message saying to press a key to boot from the cd)..

From there, just follow the prompts!!

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I assume you are trying to install XP??

If so, boot into BIOS and make susre the first boot device is set to the cd drive..

Put the XP cd into the drive and press F10 to save the change to BIOS and exit..

The system should boot to the XP cd (you should see a message saying to press a key to boot from the cd)..

From there, just follow the prompts!!

Murray

i tryed that, but it wont open, i dont think there power in it, but i plugged it in, and with dif plugs but it still wotn open
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Are you connecting the power correctly??

Murray
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Are you connecting the power correctly??

Murray

yes, ive checked it alot, the green light on the cdrom doesnt flash or go green during start up
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Okay.. The molex plug usually has a diagonal on one side and that can only fit to the power connection one way..

I do assume you have two connections to the cd-rom - the IDE cable and the molex power connector??

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Okay.. The molex plug usually has a diagonal on one side and that can only fit to the power connection one way..

I do assume you have two connections to the cd-rom - the IDE cable and the molex power connector??

Murray

yup, all connected
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Does everything else fire up??

If so, you will need to invest in a new cd drive..

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Does everything else fire up??

If so, you will need to invest in a new cd drive..

Murray

ill try putting in one of my spare cdroms
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That would be your best bet for now..

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