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10-07-2002, 10:27 PM
Have purchased a second hand computer that had the hard drive cleaned. While trying to load Win98 from a CD or use a start up disk, the computer does not read any drives except the C drive. How can I alter the configuration so that I can load Windows etc?

10-07-2002, 10:41 PM
You need to go into the BIOS on bootup and set to "boot" optiond to FDD, CD, HDD order.

Keypress on bootup depends on BIOS type, often displayed for a few secs at boot time. Try F1, or DEL

Elwin Way
10-07-2002, 10:50 PM
You will find it easier to boot from a floppy that loads generic CD drivers. You can use any (except xp) boot disk created by the window Emergency Boot Disk creator

You can find this in the add/remove programs applet.