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Old 01-20-2007, 02:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I restart my computer or shut it off, I have to put in my windows disk for it to startup. It doesn't boot form the disk but it is like the startup files or bios or something is wrong..... Any ideas
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Old 01-21-2007, 09:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Guess no one knows.
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Old 01-24-2007, 11:09 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I tryed opening run and type cmd. Then I type fixboot /rebuild and it doesn't work. Then like fixmbr and that dont work.
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Is your BIOS set to boot from CD or hard drive?
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your boot.ini file isn't on that hard drive for some reason

boot up, then go to sys properties, advanced, startup and recover, then post your boot.ini file
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IDK, how do I check that.
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Right-click on My Computer, go to Properties, go to Advanced tab, go to Startup and Recovery settings, and Click on "EDIT"
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so, startup my computer then go to there and type boot.ini in there?
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right click my computer choose properties , heres a pic of what to do once you have clicked the advanced tab in my computer properties, then when you press settings on startup and recovery the box on the right appears. When you click edit a notepad file opens copy and paste the text and post it back here:
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File Type: jpg boot3.jpg (53.3 KB, 53 views)
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Yes, I got that far, then when the notepad comes up, do I just put the boot.ini in there or what?
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