Sata h/drive with ide dvd drive, cant boot

trecker - Jan 1, 2010 at 09:15 PM
 trecker - Jan 1, 2010 at 09:43 PM
Im using a [ sata hard drive] and have [ ide] [ dvd] drive and the hard drive was detected as third master and the dvd drive as primary [ slave] yet it says reboot and select proper boot devise i dont know the problem

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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,832
Jan 1, 2010 at 09:30 PM
I would go into the BIOS and change the "boot order" so that the hard disk is at the top of the list.

Good Luck
the hard drive is new and i want to install windows xp but i cant go past the booting stage