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Solved: help . new machine trying to install mobo cd !

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by timothye, Jan 25, 2005.

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  1. timothye

    timothye Thread Starter

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    hello ..
    i have a new machine i have assembled today .
    everything is connected properly and its not working ..LOL
    so here we go .
    i start the computer main screen detects everything in the computer , next screen dmi pool........
    booting from cd-rom
    then this error "DISC BOOT FAILURE INSERT SYSTEM DISC & PRESS ENTER"
    Well the system disc is in the dvd drive but its not finding it ( i guess )
    then it just sits there at that error screen awaiting a key strok to shut down or restart .. as i said this machine has been assembled today . everything is brand spanking NEW ..
    cannot install the motherboard cd( drivers ect..)
    cheers for the help

    asus a7n8x-x mobo NEC dvd DL 16x
     
  2. rugrat

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    If you are using the disk that came with the mobo, you need to install the operating system first, then install the mobo drivers.
     
  3. rugrat

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    If the OS is installed, boot without the mobo cd in and put it in after the os starts.
     
  4. timothye

    timothye Thread Starter

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    so if its just out of the box i should install the operating system first then the motherboard cd ?
    cheers ;)
     
  5. rugrat

    rugrat

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    You got it!

    Let us know
     
  6. timothye

    timothye Thread Starter

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    cheers m8 ..
    is this why its not decting the dvd rom . because the operating system hasnt been installed . but i thought that the motherboard had to be installed first .. ill give it a shot ..
    maybe ill be back ..LOL
    thanks for posting :)
     
  7. timothye

    timothye Thread Starter

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    yePP worked ..
    thx m8 ..;)
     
  8. rugrat

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    Glad you got it fixed!

    See Ya
     
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