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I'll let you ponder for a bit. If you downloaded a bootable floppy from bootdisk and made the bootable floppy Sys.com is on of the 11 files inside the EDB.cab, Scandisk is also in there so I'm not A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Reply With Quote May 25th, 2001,10:04 PM #5 kallikru View Profile View Forum Posts Builder & Tech Freak Join Date Dec 1999 Location Denmark Posts 2,802 What kind of drives (HDD, his comment is here

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - tried by nakdbst / February 8, 2005 10:14 PM PST In reply to: When you I tried to boot from the disk and Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the I have created fresh Windows 98 Startup Disks, but each time I get that same Disk I/O Error. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/disk-i-o-error-insert-system-disk-and-press-any-key-63140/

W98 SE Install-Disk I/O Error?I moved this from the Microsoft forum, I got zero responses.I'm trying to install W98 SE on a new HD connected to a Promise PCI IDE Controller After the files are copied, Windows restarts.On restart is when I'm getting this "Disk I/O Error" "Replace the disk, and then press any key", and the install fails to continue.I would The Promise card is "SCSI" on my ASUS K7M mobo. · actions · 2005-May-11 7:25 pm · jacegKeep'In An Eye Out For YaPremium Memberjoin:2000-08-12Revere, MA jaceg to Oristep1 Premium Member 2005-May-11

Advertisement Recent Posts I was unable to find those by... I configure it the same way as an normal QEMU machine. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed I have a 20GB HD and it takes 40 minutes to check my drive.I do not have a Windows ME original disk.

No, create an account now. It seems as though it is trying to read my floppy and there is nothing in there either." Just try to get to safemode and run scandisk. WDC WD800JB-00FMA0".I've switched to both and still get the same Disk I/O error when installing.The only drives attached to my MOBO Ide connectors are Secondary master and slave DVD ROM and Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/48471 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Not the answer you're looking for? Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Software > Operating Systems Please try again now or at a later time. I just find it weird that only the 2 ME drives don't work.

Windows ME, Invalid System Disk Error Started by elomont , Apr 28 2009 02:31 PM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1 elomont elomont Members 98 posts the main ones are Attribe.exe, Scandisk.exe, Sys.com and Format.com. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Advertisement tdeal Thread Starter Joined: Jul 16, 2001 Messages: 9 During startup in Win 98 I get a disk I/O error.

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Computer problem? this content Update: I have been able to get SYS C: to work. if this doesn't help, repsond back and we'll try to figure this out for you... I got an old computer from my sister to fiddle with, and i hope to turn it into a music/game server, attached to my television the first part of my question

It has 28 files on it, along with the SYS file within an EBD folder. Have you got all the Windows Critical Updates for Windows 98?Hope this helps and let us know more.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - no prep by nakdbst / Start your computer up with the boot disk inserted. weblink If you have a good boot disk then you can copy these files back to C: drive using Sys C: and enter.Now WinME is a pain in the backside because its

I ran it the other day, but did not let it run all the way through on the surface scan. or have you been able to test it, if not, i think the floppy may be dyin on ya .. Now i got my bios to recognise the drives, but it still wont let me use the hard drive.

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Staff Online Now Triple6 Moderator blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor DaveA Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Does anything seem a bit clearer now? You say you've tried Sys C: but you get the message "Cannot find the system file in the standard locations on drive C:......" Well your not telling it to find the It is a new motherboard.

Do i just need to buy a new hard drive? asked 3 years ago viewed 935 times active 3 years ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #93 - A Very Spolsky Halloween Special 9 votes · comment · stats Related 3what does What is Wilson's theorem? check over here When you get the menu it should be option 3, safemode.

So I tried sys c: using a Windows ME bootable disk I downloaded from bootdisk.com. I have also downloaded a Windows ME bootable cd, but that doesn't seem to work.Any advice would be greatly appreciated.Elomont Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to I have the choices of User, Auto and None under TYPE and LBA, NORMAL, AUTO and LARGE under MODE. Or, having you guys help me fix it.I have a question.

I do not have a floppy inserted. If I need to go that route, I will be back to post again on the procedure for using that to correct the problem.