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#1 Nyctor

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 01:04 AM

I'm getting a disk boot failure of a fresh install of windows when i am trying to install mobo drivers, will restart and get disk boot failure. I used windows recovery and the fixmbr command and worked first time but not second time. Could this hard drive be going bad? running chkdsk now. Also sits at biostar screen for ever before starting boot process. Also just put in windows disk pushed enter,(i assumed would bring me to the windows install screen(the blue one) but put me into the OS I am confused.

Help please.


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Posted 15 June 2008 - 01:18 PM

think i fixed it. jumper was on master, I moved it to cable select and it now flys through the boot stuff the bios stuff and the splash screen. curious why this would be, when it is the only hard drive.


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Posted 15 June 2008 - 05:20 PM

C/S is the default setting on drives from the factory.

If no other drives are on the same cable, Master should have worked as well as C/S. If another drive (of any type) is on the cable, settings must be of the same type (either C/S for each or Master/Slave for the two drives).

And, of course, they must be attached at the proper terminals :thumbsup:.

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