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Disk Boot Failure! Wiped Hard Drive Cannot Reinstall Windows


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#1 dcchw

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 12:51 AM

I recently wiped my old computers hard drive with DBAN and i changed the booy up sequence to cd rom first but i am still getting the DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER. My hard drive was working before i wiped it and the cd rom works also, do i need to reinstall something for the hard drive? i am new at this but keen to learn everything thanks

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 01:03 AM

Do you have more than one optical drive? Is your hdd sharing the same IDE cable?

You're right, with the hdd wiped and the CD-ROM as the first boot device the computer should boot from the OS CD.

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