Fishy14-11-2006, 07:47 PM1. TechRepublic | Forums | Hardware Hardware Register Now or Log In to post Welcome back, My Profile Log Out Recent Activity FAQs Guidelines Question 0 Votes Locked Computer won't boot from Already have an account? If you are not sure, stick them on separate cables if you can.
But I have switched them around so I used the cable normally for the old one for the new one and vice versa but it still didn't work. I was thinking earlier, that I also had a CMOS error when I first plugged in the computer. ATNO/TW Super Moderator Posts: 23473Loc: Woodbridge VA 3+ Months Ago The^Watcher wrote: because the original IDE cabel for hard drive already broke... Also There should be a section in there that deals with your Hard Drives.
Resi Born Posts: 1 3+ Months Ago I have the same problem with my CD-ROM.I performed every suggestion above but still not working.The problem appeared when i started Windows installation.Everything was I changed the battery and reset the clock/calendar. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. LoginContact Search Members Ozzu Gallery Ozzu RSS Feeds FAQ The team Skip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help > Hardware Help > CD-ROM
That will bring up the boot menu. 0Votes Share Flag Back to Hardware Forum 30 total posts (Page 1 of 3) 01 | 02 | 03 Next Search Related which is for cd-rom only.. If this option is available press the key to enter the boot menu and then select the option to boot from the CD-ROM or DVD drive. Network Boot One way to check this is to Press 'Del' when you first turn the computer on.
solved computer wont boot with boot disk solved my computer keeps saying disk boot failure but,I don't have a discount to restart what do I do? i had a problem regarding my CD-rom and my CD-RW... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/archive/index.php/t-74185.html Arrow down to the Boot from CD-ROM option and press
Any help that I can get with this situation would be greatly appreciated. Usb Fdd Get the answer brenslickAug 19, 2009, 5:16 AM i set the bios to the way that macelo said, but it still just goes right to xp and starts up xp without Feb 11, 2006 #2 derekwylie When changing boot sequence I just found this prior question. But after I put the CD-ROM as the first boot option, it goes to boot from there, but gives this message with "Boot failure" as the result.
Going back to your original post, it might be enlightening to know why you changed your IDE cable to start with. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1694755/boot-atapi-rom-disk-boot-failure-insert-system-disk-press-enter.html Generated Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:27:25 GMT by s_wx1221 (squid/3.5.23) PC World Forums > PressF1 > Boot From ATAPI-CD-ROM failure...What the?! Atapi Cd Rom Driver The serial and parallel interfaces are well understood now, and usually work. What Is Atapi Reset them to Slave and Make sure your hardrive is set to Master and try again.
Bad CD or DVD drive Verify other CD or DVD discs work in the drive. If so you will need to move the CDROM to the same cable as the HDD. and now i using other cabel for it.. Does this indicate I have a problem with the CD-ROM, or I need to do something else to enable booting from the CD-ROM? Atapi Connector
Report • #13 OtheHill May 12, 2009 at 11:43:58 Do you see a message on the screen when you boot that says to hit any key to boot from CD? Connect them so that the one you wish to be the boot device is furthest from the motherboard connector. tailhawk Born Posts: 3Loc: springfield,mo 3+ Months Ago I haven't had a chance to try the things that you have sent me so far, but, I am going to check out I don't care if the CD IS bootable elsewhere, is ain't booting in that system.
If your computer has multiple disc drives, consider disconnecting one of the drives and use the other drive to try to boot from the disc. But I have switched them around so I used the cable normally for the old one for the new one and vice versa but it still didn't work. If you determine the CD is getting errors when being read, try first cleaning the CD before looking for a replacement.
Post Information Total Posts in this topic: 9 postsUsers browsing this forum: No registered users and 44 guests You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics So, i took the xp disk just to see if it would give me the option to boot off of that, and it didnt. or it cause by the CD-ROM itself??? Ask a question and give support.
How can I after I have wiped it? What i was told about the computer is that they believe it ran on WinME. I suggest changing the 3rd boot device as that way it will first check your Floppy and CDROM for boot devices to save you changing it later if you ever need There is another method not mentioned in that website that is also a possibility.
i use 1 IDE cabel for my CD-RW and using other IDE cabel for the Hard disk and CD-ROM... If the disc drive is bad, it will be unable to boot from the disc because it cannot read from the disc. To do so the relevant commands would be.. But could be worth checking anyway.