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I could not for the life of me get either cd drive to boot. Mount the drive as a second drive on the system with a bootable xp disk as primary. Need more help? So the original google search that indicated that bios versions for this model (according to Dell support forums circa 2006) starting at A5, fully supported large drives in the bios.(current bios http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8200-s-l-o-w-w-w.php

If you turn off the hard drive or uncheck it as a boot device in the bios can you get the system to boot to the floppy? Make sure neither of the discs are scratched/smudged. Reply Reply With Quote January 19th, 2009,05:33 PM #6 sajohnson View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Jan 2009 Posts 4 Originally Posted by jasonz0rz chkdsk /r twice.

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As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Dell Computer Driver Downloads by Device BIOS / Motherboard Camera Card Reader CD / DVD Display / Monitor Game Controller Hard Disk Drive Laptop Modem / ISDN Mouse / Keyboard Network Didn't help.Also, in msconfig - General tab it allows Selective startup only. Free Download >> FixMyPC A powerful tool to repair and fine-tune your system!

Reply Reply With Quote January 19th, 2009,08:52 AM #4 osprey4 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Ultimate Member Join Date Oct 2001 Location South Jersey Posts 11,363 You When you get a nonbootable drive error, "hit any key" and it will keep trying. Something I didn't know. Dell Dimension 8200 Manual When you suggest swapping the drives, do you mean physically swapping the IDE connectors on the drives inside the PC case? [Really showing my ignorance now...] I've installed hard drives and

Make and model is in the OP -- Dell Dimension 4100. Dell Dimension 8200 Drivers Eventually it will work. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-dell-dimension-8200-unable-to-boot-from-cd-rom-or-floppy-diskette.276853/ Details United Kingdom Country Selector Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Anguilla Antigua & Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Asia Pacific Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda

Whatever it is seems to affect Onboard DVD/CdRoms. Dell Dimension 8200 Ram Boot xp cd and run chkdsk /r. Dell Dimension 8200 blinking cursor problem. Loading...

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Go to Support Notifications Center to create a subscription for your product Create Create RSS feed Create × We're sorry The product you've selected is unavailable for RSS or Email subscription. navigate here So hypothesis, confirmed yet potential for disaster still lurking.No way I know of to stop a repair install...So I watched it continue... Posting Quick Reply - Please Wait « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 4 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 4 Lists can only be saved by logging into your existing account or creating a new one, and selecting “Save this list.” Learn more × Explain these options Drivers by System Analysis Dell Dimension 8200 Motherboard

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I'm not saying turn the drives off, just remove them from the list of bootable devices. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. JFYI, I have spent over 4 months on this.

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And now I found that the CP didn't recognize the CD and DVD ROMs! Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content The Elder Geek on Windows Forums Members Calendar Several functions may not work. this contact form Your Service Tag cannot be used to view recommended drivers for any hardware installed after purchase.

Drive detected ok.( I installed this drive (320gb ide) in July of 09 and rebuilt it with a fresh install and backups)So the first move logically is to boot from xp