take me out of booting mess

By pali
Mar 23, 2007
    recently while loading a software for hard disk management, by mistake i also said yes to boot by floppy (A drive), now i am unable to log on to my pc, as by default while starting it goes to boot by floppy and ask me to insert floppy. I tried all the ways (f2-bios set up utility, f11 , my xp-bootable cd: tried both system repair & reloading of xp) but am unable to succed as while repairing/ reloading xp, when the pc restart while repair/ reload process, the pc is again going to boot by floopy mode.

    pls. help
  2. mke

    mke TS Rookie Posts: 90

    for some reason i believe that u overwrote the mbr and it searches now for a disk to load from. atleast thats what i think. prob check with the soft u used to get to this state and check if there is any entry to edit and load from hd.
  3. LyricallyIsane1

    LyricallyIsane1 TS Rookie Posts: 28

    Go thru the BIOS/CMOS utility & look boot order selection & choose CD-room as 1st,HDD as 2nd & then Floppy as 3rd. Then reboot the computer.Try see if it works.
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