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it is either located on the bottom of the laptop or on the side of it depending on the brand and model of the laptop. I have windows 2000 professional. To tell you the truth, I am a real one and I do actually run a computer business.       Yes, while it is true that there are some ways you can I'll see if I can slave the drive on another ws to xfer the data. Source

But now i cant go to neither because the only screen i'm stuck on is the  "Invalid Boot diskette: Insert disk in A:" screen so i'm going to definitely need professional iFixit: Repair Manual Official App Free – Google Play Install Select a Language: 中文 日本語 Deutsch English Español Français Italiano Nederlands Português Русский язык Türkçe Machine translation Help Translate iFixit Close The floppy drive has to be disabled with the CD-ROM as the first boot drive and the hard drive as the second boot drive. Reply With Quote November 5th, 2002,10:45 PM #8 Train View Profile View Forum Posts Site Moderator Join Date Apr 2000 Location Sheboygan, WI Posts 52,537 Check the hdd on another computer. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/183247-48-boot-error-reading-disk

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The error messages that you have posted do not indicate that the drive is dead by any means, as I believe the messages are being misinterpretted. now i get the "A Disk Read Error Occured. I usually attach drives like yours onto an external USB hard drive adaptor, and then have a fully working PC do the repair scanning.

It's fixed quite a few HD problems for me when I would have had to slick a HD without it. If you don't have a boot disk (which is on a floppy disk) you can make one from the Windows 98 or Windows ME CD. Now, I am NOT going to explain any further on how to fix anybody's computers as I have said enough that I posted above here. Windows 98 Startup Disk Press CTRL ALT DEL to restartI also have exact same problem.

The problems people experience involves a diagnosis of where the problem is located. Windows 98 Boot Disk Iso The way that you can dual-boot each hard drives is either by pressing the "F8" key a few seconds after the boot screen or by going into the BIOS to the Reduce the drive space used back below 167 and DEFRAG the drive to force the update of the space-used tables. see this Was this answer helpful?

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Preview my answer Post my answer View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 1 Past 7 Days: 5 Past 30 Days: 34 All Time: 2,326 22,378 Free Manuals 88,350 Solutions 6,691 Devices iFixit All systems are different, some are done by pressing the F2 key, or the F11 key, others are the DEL key. Windows 98 Boot Disk Thursday, May 15, 2008 7:09 PM 0 Sign in to vote I switched my computer on this morning and got this problem. Windows 98 Boot Disk Usb My old c: is 2 discs connected in RAID.

The hard drive only contains my programs and some data. http://introbuilder.net/windows-98/windows-98-boot-disk-error.php I always catch on the new computer technologies as well, but they have not changed that much but has improved making it easier to work on. If you want to keep from having your heart come through your chest when a crash like this happens BACK UP REGULARLY. Above all, I do it the "Microsoft way" and I do not use such "programs" such as Norton Ghost or the like. Windows 98 Boot Disk Usb Download

Replace the floppy data cable that connects the computer floppy drive to the motherboard \ I/O board. Note: this information I have provided is completely accurate based on my performed experience successfully through professionalism and is in NO way as false information upon your attempt to repair on Only on certain laptops, it can be accessible and is usually found underneath the laptop's main battery. (Refer to the instruction manual or go to the manufacturer's Support website on how to remove and have a peek here The factory "images" drives, they are not partitioned and formatted as we do it so if the wrong partition information is placed on a drive at the factory, it will still

It appears that the bios will not 'see' the full HDD space, even though XP will. Windows 98 Disk Image Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 SpywareDoc SpywareDoc Members 626 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Maryland, USA Local time:12:56 PM Posted 11 September These computers came out around the time of bootable CD's, including bootable Win95 CD's.

Hope you do get it running again, good luck with it.

My guess is that on bootstrap WinXP says that drive space used is greater than 167 GB and BLAMMO ... Press CTRL ALT DEL to restart" message - sometimes it will start fine, other times it makes me restart it several times before it will work. It just keeps on getting worse and worse. Wii Error Reading Disk They are very good in quality.

Oblivious to my knowledge windows xp is a NTSF system format and supposedly Windows 2k is FAT32, this worked fine for a few days. Listen for it because the "Clicking" noise can be very faint if your computer casing is not opened.      If the BIOS shows this in the listing:   1. FIXMBR didn't help.I then tried all the boot fix options from a licensed Paragon Rescue Kit v10 Windows edition and this fixed the PC.Things should not be this difficult! Check This Out so, put good HDD in as C: made the dudd secondary and booted up in  uBCD4win  that I had made  previously and Ghost saw the dudd HDD. As for repairing the HDD to retain original data..

GOOD FOR YOU THAT YOU HAVE DUAL BOOTED YOUR DELL COMPUTER BECAUSE I KNOW THAT DELL AND SOME COMPUTER MANUFACTURERS HAVE CHANGED MOTHERBOARDS TO A BAREBONE TYPE ONLY ON A FEW OF I did the process and it just said "invalid boot diskett .Insert boot disk in:A". Do it to them before they do it to you -- and run like hell. now i went into my bois and it said everythihn was in place.

Submit New Articles If it works, Don't fix it! It may not find it either. thanks 03/07/2012 by Kevin Check the Bios on your machine and see if it recognizes the HDD.