Cant boot up

By Lefty!
Dec 15, 2006
  1. Ok recently i went into my ios to change a sound setting, while i was in the bios setup i hit restore defaults, no when i boot up it says " Error loading Operating System" i had this probem b4 but i cant remember how i fixed it. any s**** will help.
  2. chuck4456

    chuck4456 TS Rookie Posts: 37

    Could we have complete system specs, including your OS?
  3. Lefty!

    Lefty! TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Windows xp.
    make: Shuttle inc.
    model: FS56
    BIOS, Brand: Pheonix Technologies Inc.
    Version: 6.00 PG
    Chip Set: 661FX SiS
  4. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,975   +9

    You can try to change the settings back, or to try to restore again by clearing the CMOS (taking out the little lithium battery on the motherboard).
  5. Lefty!

    Lefty! TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    yeah i am trying to get to the battery now its covered up by the sound/vid cards. its one of those little box cpus. and i cant change the setting back cause i dont know what it is.
  6. Lefty!

    Lefty! TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    ok i did that but nothing changed i relly need to fix this plz any suggestion will be helpfull

    SUCCESS! i remember how to do it! all i had to do is change the bios setting IDE master to large instead of auto.
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