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Fri Dec 20, 4: Press F10 to continue to the Secure Boot Configuration menu. Thanks Omni, I agree. This is from the Powermax webpage: When the computer has restarted, use the power button to turn the computer off. Sorry for being unclear. If there is an option to set boot priorities, set the hard drive usually called HDD0 as No 1.

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How to or can’t boot from a CD or DVD

Thu Dec 19, 8: When the computer has restarted, use the power button to turn the computer off. I checked out my setup, realized that I had the eide cable backwards, and redid all of this.

Fri Dec 20, 4: Mar 21, Posts: These problems include, but are not limited to the following: Press the power button to turn off atapi cd rom and dvd computer, wait a few seconds, then turn on the computer and immediately press the Escape key repeatedly, about once every second, until the Startup menu opens.

You could confirm this by booting from a Windows 9x boot floppy, if you have one, atspi running Fdisk. Seems simple, but sometimes overlooked.

Also try Maxtor’s Powermax Utility. The boot order looks like this 1 2 3 4 If I select 1’s options, I can either -diable- or aatapi floppy- no cdrom.

Atapi cd-rom driver

After clicking this, I got to the same point where it couldnt find a hard drive to load on. This is odd, however, because after clicking c-step, the setup installed fom bunch of stuff on the HDD EXE for systems with a non bootable cd drive just google xp floppy. What i was told about the computer is that they believe it ran on Atapi cd rom and dvd. Do you have the latest BIOS? This leaves me confused because BIOS recognizes the drive, XP recognizes the drive because it loaded all its system files on it, and without delay, it told me that it couldn’t find a atapi cd rom and dvd to load on.

To boot from a CD, you must have a CD that is stated to be bootable. Fri Dec 20, Ender I quote my first post, “I went to the boot sequence and diabled everything except the cd xvd that I had the XP disc in”. Does it show up in the IDE devices?

Boot from ATAPI CD-ROM: Disk Boot Failure, Insert System Disk And Press Enter

I also tried booting from a CD but I got the same message. I happen to have the same problem.

Blooz1 Ars Praetorian Registered: No text field displays for the annd. That’s one reason to run the HDD diagnostics, to see if the drive is hooked up correctly in the first place. This is expected behavior.

If windows had begun loading the acual OS and quit in the middle, then I would search for bad sectors and so on. What Atapi cd rom and dvd did was disconnect the ribbon cable from the hard drive then reconnect it then it just worked! Bootable media includes your hard drive, which will always be bootable, unless it is blank or empty. What do I do to get XP to install? Mon Dec 23, Thanks Ralf- I tried that out and pretty much failed.

This step should not be necessary with the controller on that motherboard. Fuck WD, run diagnostics. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

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