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Old 09-26-2006, 05:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default no boot to hdd without xp disk

Hello I just built my first computer I used a ECS MB 741gv and a amd processor and all went fine and dandy untill I loaded xp pro sp2 and it loaded fine and all but it will not let me boot to the hdd I have to have the cd in then it will boot to the hard drive. I am wondering if this is a hardware issue or a software issue ?
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Old 09-26-2006, 05:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you set the BIOS back to make the first boot device the hard drive?


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Old 09-26-2006, 05:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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did u try changing the boot order in your bios?
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Old 09-26-2006, 05:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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did u check your advanced bios settings you should have a boot sequence list change ur primary boot device to hd
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Old 09-26-2006, 05:50 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yes I did I set it back to hard drive then cd it stays at checking dmi for a minute or 2 then it goes on to boot from cd.. if no cd is entered it says DISK BOOT ERROR insert system cd and hit enter
it is a ECS MB with award bios
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