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If you have a SATA cable, they are much more robust, and would think that your HDD is more incline to be the problem child at this point.I won't offer anymore, This should speed up the whole process. This worked.Thanks so much! Disclaimer - I am not a computer repair technician. http://tcdownload.org/windows-xp/i386-boot-disk.html

If you have just one Windows installation, type 1 and press enter. I suggest the Samsung i7. There are a lot of reasons why a hard drive may not boot correctly and still be functional. I get that whole "no bootable devices - strike f1 to retry and f2 for setup utilities" bit.

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Make sure to note your Windows version (XP, Vista, 7 or 8) before you download EasyRE. The easist way to check it is to replace it with a new one or one that you know is good. Though the cd rom drive is detected in the bios. at the prompt enter the command fixmbr f.

Hope this helps Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (3) Collapse - Hard drive problem by bigjohnl / August 2, 2013 1:33 PM PDT In reply to: Answer You won't lose Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Obviously not by GERRY RAINS / August 2, 2013 3:43 PM PDT In reply to: Hard drive problem If she did she If your Windows system is working sufficiently well, you can just follow the section on What to Back Up. 2. Reinstall Windows Xp Without Cd Ie Shared folders and other settings are not what it use to be and even the computer name is different….

WARNING! It contains a small program called the master boot code that the BIOS loads into memory and begins to run. Do any of you guys have any idea how I can get it to boot up? If you suspect Windows XP won't boot because the master boot record has been corrupted, you can use the Recovery Console tool Fixmbr to fix it.

Try an external CD Rom device. How To Reinstall Windows Xp With Cd I also reinstalled the bios. Full Bio Contact See all of Greg's content × Full Bio Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. When i tried to connect my external drive to computer.

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During my PC boot up, it displays 'Please insert disk' by Owl / August 5, 2013 4:21 PM PDT In reply to: Help! You can easily access this copy of the CD on your hard drive to completely reinstall or format partitions on your computer. 3 Back up your personal data including photos, pictures, Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd To create a Windows startup disk, insert a floppy disk into the drive of a similarly configured, working Windows XP system, launch My Computer, right-click the floppy disk icon, and select Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk Sign up now.

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - Bad advice. http://tcdownload.org/windows-xp/xp-disk-image.html During my PC boot up, it displays 'Please insert disk' In my experience with many PCs, this could mean the motherboard battery (a watch type battery) has gone bad, and your Thanks for sharing this clear explanation.

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