What are Hard Drives?

Question

COMPUTER HAS CRASHED. WHEN TRYING TO BOOT UP FROM HARD DRIVE AN ERROR APPEARS. THE ERROR IS DISK I/O ERROR. HOW DO I FIX THE PROBLEM?

Answer

This question was answered on May 20, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Your PC is set to start setup either from the CD-ROM or from a floppy disk.

This issue can occur if an IDE Zip drive is installed on the primary IDE channel as the master.

To resolve this issue, physically disconnect or remove the Zip drive during setup When setup finishes, you can reconnect the Zip drive.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 20, 2003