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Boot from the Windows setup DVD

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Q: What should be done if a system cannot boot from the hard drive?
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A system boots from a scsi drive an ide hard disk has been added to the system and the system will no longer boot what is the cause?

Check the boot order list. The first boot device should your SCSI drive. When you added the ide disk your BIOS made it the first in the list. That's why you cannot boot your pc.

If you had an IDE hard drive and a SCSI hard drive on the same system from which drive will you system attempt to boot first?

You should be able to select the boot order from the bios, check the order in the bios

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How many floppy discs does windows 2000 require to boot the system when you cannot boot from the hard drive?

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There is no reason you cannot load an operating system on a flash drive. However, getting the computer to recognize the flash drive and boot from it could be an issue.

Do you have to have a CD to reboot the computer?

No, you normally do not need a CD to reboot the computer. Your operating system should be located on the hard drive. However, if you do not have a functioning hard drive with a working operating system, you may need to boot your computer from a CD boot disc.

You cannot start windows vista can you use command prompt to boot to c drive?

No. Windows Vista is not based on DOS and a DOS boot disk will be unable to read the file system that Vista is on.

When do you use a hard boot?

A hard boot can reset a computer's operating system and clear RAM. It should only be used if you cannot complete a manual shut down.

How do I set up my hard drive I bought an all new system and I cant install anything because my drive isn't formated?

if you have an operating system disk just put the disk should boot from the CD ROM if not you need to get into your bios and change the boot order so the CD ROM reads before the hard drive and it should install automatically

What is the beginning of the boot drive?

You can set the boot flag to any one drive partition, but it must have a bootloader installed. The boot sector (the first 512 bytes) under the MBR system contains the boot code that will redirect to the bootloader that will be responsible for booting whatever operating system you have. Under the MBR system there will be a master boot record (MBR).

When you plug your DVD drive in your computer wont boot from the hard drive Any Ideas?

Your Bios has an option to boot from your DVD Drive or external drive. If the internal or external drive has no boot sector or disc with a boot sector the system will not boot. You will need to go into your bios at boot time most often by tapping your delete key or whatever option your motherboard bios requires and change the option back to boot from your hard drive.

When installing a hard drive or an operating system you will want to have the bios attempt to first boot from a?

Once the hard drive is installed in the computer, you must fdisk then format it the way you want. Next, you should set the bios to boot from the OS installation disk.