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Old 13th May 2005, 01:48 PM
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Unhappy Hard Drive problems...

I have been trying to install FC3 on my computer for who knows how long and have been having problems. I finally succeeded at installing FC3, but when I try to boot it gives me an error message. It says: "Boot disk invalid. please insert boot disk in floppy drive A."
I did not assign my floppy drive as the default boot option, and I have sellected the proper hard drive. I am begging to get frustrated. I anyone has any tips, please respond before I throw my computer's motherboard at the wall.
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Old 13th May 2005, 02:06 PM
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I have a pc here that I had to go into CMOS setup and tell it that I was loading a non-windows OS. I had all sorts of problems before I figured that out.
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Old 15th May 2005, 07:45 PM
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Thanks! I'll try that.
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Old 15th May 2005, 08:18 PM
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another possiability is that its not finding the bootloader on the hard drive and then resorting to the floppy drive
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Old 15th May 2005, 09:26 PM
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installing grub to the MBR could be a possible bootable choice too.
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