When attempting to burn CD,get message,"C:drive can not be found (disabled)". How do you enable it?
Every time I open a program to burn a cd a message explains that the c:drive cannot be found because it is disable how do I enable it?
This question was answered on April 17, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.If Windows XP Home Edition you can install it clean without installing any
previous version First, be sure your system is set to boot from the CD Rom
drive When you boot your system, the first screen usually contains a
message to depress a specific key if you wish to enter setup, do so.
Once inside, navigate to the boot sequence and place the CD-ROM drive first
in line Place the XP CD in the drive, save and exit setup, if an OS is
already installed on your system, a few screens into the boot process, you
should see a message to press any key if you wish to boot from the CD and
about 10 seconds in which to do it ***NOTE: because this is an upgrade, at
some point during setup you will be asked for proof of a previous operating
system, place one of the CDs containing a previous OS in the drive and
follow the instructions at that screen.
After loading drivers and files, you should be taken to a screen with
To Setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.
To Repair a Windows XP Installation using Recovery Console press R.
To Quit setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.
In your case, press ENTER.
Agree to the License agreement by pressing F8.
You will then be taken to a screen with two options.
To repair the selected Windows XP installation press R.
To continue installing a fresh copy of Windows XP without repairing,
This will bring you to a partition map where you
can delete, create and format partitions.
Select the drive you wish to format, delete the partition, then create a new
partition, format as desired and continue with XP installation.
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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on April 17, 2004