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Old February 9, 2013, 02:58 PM
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HDD is brand new, when set to boot from HDD it says boot disk error so I put windows disk in, then it hangs at cd/dvd boot: _
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Old February 9, 2013, 03:06 PM
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You will always get a boot disc error with an empty HD.
Your DVD drive is toast or not a bootable drive.
Spend twenty to get another sata DVD drive then carry on.
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Old February 9, 2013, 03:12 PM
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Will do and report back after, thanks all!
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Old February 9, 2013, 07:25 PM
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Problem solved, just a faulty drive
Thanks all appreciate it!
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Old February 10, 2013, 02:06 PM
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HDD is brand new, when set to boot from HDD it says boot disk error so I put windows disk in, then it hangs at cd/dvd boot: _
if IDE hardware then you need to terminate them if on same IDE port ...eg master HDD, slave CDD
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