View Full Version : Urgent help needed -- Boot Problem!

Chemical Ali
16-06-2005, 06:47 PM

Running Windows XP Home with a PC Chips motherboard (M925)

Was using Partition Magic 8 to delete an empty partition --- as it does it requested I reboot the PC so that it could apply the changes and then it auto-rebooted the PC but when the PC started up again after that it goes straight to a Novell Netware Ready Firmware boot screen and won't boot any further
The following code displays:
"RPL -- ROM -- ADR:000D 87B9 040F
RPL -- ROM -- IRQ: 11
RPL -- ROM -- PIO: D000

RPL -- ROM -- FFC: 1 .... "(counts up from 1 before going to a failed boot message)
and then thats it!!!
Have looked in the BIOS and everything seems to be set up okay so am mystified as to what is going on!!
I was not deleting the primmary partition with the Op System etc on it so don't know why my PC won't boot up normally!!!
Can someone please help!!

16-06-2005, 06:58 PM
"I was not deleting the primmary partition with the Op System"

But thats probably what happened :eek:

Chemical Ali
16-06-2005, 09:56 PM
No it's not; but it has just occurred to me that the letter for the partition that I was deleting was "C" -- my primary partition has drive letter "F" so am wandering if it won't boot properly cause it can't find a drive letter "C"????

16-06-2005, 10:29 PM
Im guessing C: was the active partition, which is needed to boot.