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DOS Error message

Discussion in 'DOS/Other' started by sstephens, Jan 18, 2003.

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  1. sstephens

    sstephens Thread Starter

    Jan 18, 2003
    I have recently replaced a harddrive in my computer, however, I get a Invalid System Disk Replace disk, and then press any key. I have fdisked the drive to make sure that I have an active partition, I have ran sys on the c drive and I have also partition the drive so that it is split 6 gig and 2 gig. The drive is 10 gig however it will not read all 10. This is not a big problem. I just want it to boot without having to put in a floppy drive. Any suggestions!!!
  2. rugrat


    Dec 16, 2001

    Welcome to TSG!
    What operating system have you installed? Untill the os is on the drive, it will not boot.

  3. Jedi_Master


    Mar 12, 2002
    Howdy there sstephens...

    MS DOS has a problem booting on drives above 2 gig, when you did the Sys c:, was it on the 2 gig or 6 gig partition ( and remember, the 2 gig partition has to be the first partition )?
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