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Solved: Win XP won't boot from floppy

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Alias50, Sep 28, 2008.

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  1. Alias50

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    Hey guys,

    I'm trying to boot NTFSDOS from a floppy, so i go into my BIOS and set "1st floppy drive" as the first boot device, my hard drive being the second and the third is disabled. I save the changes and exit bios. When the PC restarts the floppy drive dosent even light up it just boots to HDD. I can boot fine from cd btw, i just want to know why my floppy dosent seem to boot (dos on the floppy is set up correctly, from what i can tell) I'll try to post some pics in the next few days, in the meantime any help you guys can give me is appreciated.

    Thx in advance

    Alias50

    EDIT: Ok i managed to get my pc to at least start booting from floppy. Seems my bios wasnt configured to recognize my drive. Now when i try to boot it gives me a "disk I/O error" or something and won't boot further. Can anyone tell me what that means??
     
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