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I figured it would come to a reformat and I guess the data is gone. Need an expert on XP startup that knows why this might be happening and how to fix it. thanks all, I post this as help that some-one might find it useful. Sorry for my bad english, hope everybody understand this (and hope I help somebody).

any ideas ? 1Votes Share Flag Collapse - F2 for Dell by MrLoganyc ยท 7 years ago In reply to cant boot from cd drive e ... Please remember to be considerate of other members. Processor: I7 6700K @ STOCK | Intel I7-920 Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 | Alienware MS-7543 X58 Cooling: Corsair A70 Push/Pull | Corsair H50 Memory: Crucial Ballistix DDR4 2400 MHz | Pereema 3x2GB Here's the confusing part: I can connect the new drive alone as master, then use the system restore CD that came with the PC to dump the original OS and software

MAC OS not booting from Slave HDD 10. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Intel -> AMD. Intel tech support suggested I use F10 during POST to select a specific boot drive.

My Account | Log Out | Advertise Search: Home Forums About Us Geek Culture Advertise Contact Us FAQ Members List Calendar Today's Posts Search Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts At the very least run CHKDSK on the old drive - the checksum error probably is from I/O errors or bad/marginal disk sectors. sometimes the components might cause blue screen when you boot the pc.. Jul 28, 2013 at 6:58 PM #16 CERN MARK II New Member Joined: Jul 28, 2013 Messages: 7 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 0 Thank you all for your help!

Sign up now. You should get a menu of boot options. But XP generates a full screen text error message at startup that says "Windows did not start normally, this is due to a recent hardware change" then gives me options for Even in safe mode I'm not able to access windows and can not do anything like that.

All rights reserved. They will not know if you are reactivating a old or new install of windows, and you did pay them for a copy of windows for your new computer. It sounds like BIOS is looking to boot from the empty SATA drive. Check with your hardware vendor for any BIOS updates.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... have a peek at these guys Powered by vBulletin Version 3.7.1Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Keeps cycling back to > this error message. Or just tell us your drive model and we can tell you the jumper settings.Also most new computers are now using "CS" (Cable Select) settings for the IDE interfaces.

Also from that F8 screen, I have tried starting in the following modes but the same problem happens, where it gets to the XP logo/loading screen, then has the blue screen it should solve your problem. One thing, you could do is to slave the drive in another computer and try to retrieve your data, followed by reinstalling Windows. http://comvurgent.com/xp-won-t/xp-won-t-boot-after-installing-sp2.html With the new drive installed, the computer will power up, but Win XP won't boot.

I looked up several site and I this is the same person from those websites. Leave a comment Helpful +81 Report Simpleton Feb 28, 2010 at 09:21 PM If you can boot into safe mode, then try to go to /START/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/Restore. Thus i need the harddrive.

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Helpful +11 Report tux guy Mar 15, 2010 at 09:44 PM to recover the data from a windows computer when windows won't boot: go to http://www.ubuntu.com/ and download the latest desktop Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net XP startup prob: blue screen, reboot, repeat - page 2 Login _ Social Sharing Find For the heck of it I tried both drives as slave, lets say the computer didn't like that very much, and it didn't work. But other cable configurations have that reversed.You said you unplugged the 2nd IDE drive, but do you have a 1st IDE drive?

MAC OS not booting from Slave HDD 8. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now yeah, umm I will keep trying, but I am in the middle of building a pc anyway so if I can fix the hard drives then great but im still upgrading this content Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Vista won't boot if second hard driveconnected.

But it will not start from the > original drive with both connected. > > Something about the XP setup on the old drive will not > accept a slave drive I'm taking my old hard drive from an AMD system (7-8 years old) and putting it into my new system I just built. I'm from the Internet System Specs System Name: Selene / Yoda Processor: Fx 8350 @ 4.4 / Phenom II x6 1090t @ 3.6 Motherboard: Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 r4.0 / Gigabyte 890XA-UD3 Cooling: it will be a faster performance enhancement any way.

Mar 8, 2007 #2 vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,388 No, but I guess I can... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?