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Old 02-14-2006, 11:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Boot order & HD problems

I installed a new seagate hard drive and formatted the drive. I wanted to upgrade from win98 to winxp, I changed the boot order in the setup screen to boot from the winxp CDROM boot disk. When the computer restarted after windows finished installing, I changed the boot order to the HD but the prompt requested that I "insert boot disk" and did not start windowsxp?
I ran diagnostic check on the HD connections, and the motherboard recognizes the HD.
Im confused, why doesnt windows boot from my new HD?

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Old 02-14-2006, 11:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Maybe you have multiple hard disks? If you have multiple options, like IDE0, IDE1 etc, try all of them.
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