Disk Boot Failure help

By Nelaby
Jul 12, 2009
  1. I bought a used computer and when i try to turn on the computer,it said Disk Boot Failure,Insert System Disk and press enter.
    The thing is, that i dont have any disk, can somebody tell me how to fix it Please!!!!!
  2. snowchick7669

    snowchick7669 TS Maniac Posts: 660

    Hi there,

    Do you have any usb devices attached to the machine? If so, then I would recommend unplugging them and seeing if that solves your issue.

    Otherwise, I'd be looking at running disk checks on your hard drive
  3. Nelaby

    Nelaby TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for responding :)I dont have any usb cable attached.how can I run disk checks on my hard drive.
  4. snowchick7669

    snowchick7669 TS Maniac Posts: 660

    If you know the model of your hard drive then we can match the tool.

    Otherwise, I find that seatools works for all disk at detecting errors. But won't be able to fix them unless it is Maxtor or Seagate. But its good to know if you have issues

    Instructions for running seatools are listed here as well as a download

    I'd suggest downloading/running Seatools for Dos
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