Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Kitchener, Ontario
Help. my 486DX4100 won't start up!
I was messing around with the IDE cables, trying to install 2 new CD-rom drives (1 40x cd-rom (semi-working) and 1 4x HP burner (semi-working I think)) on top of the 32x cd-rom that's already in there (semi-working), but then I realized I didn't have enough power cords in the case, 1 short, sooooooo I disconnected the original CD rom and plugged the other 2 into the secondary IDE along with power cables. Wouldn't start up, problem: Couldn't auto-detect the secondary master or slave.
sooooooooo I disconnected the secondary IDE cable from the motherboard. tried starting up again, NEW PROBLEM: Says my system disk is INVALID :(
I have the boot sequence on C:, A: it says my HD is an invalid system disk, but I booted off of a floppy and the HD IS in tact, including the command.com file.
I don't know what to do, HELP!!!!!
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