If you want to repair your computer and have the installation disk at hand follow these steps to boot into the system recovery options of your computer. To run chkdsk on a windows xp system follow these steps.
The most common cause of this error is an incorrect order of boot devices in bios.
Boot disk error windows xp. Unable to boot into the windows setup cd. Insert the installation disk dvd or usb flash drive restart your computer press any key to boot from the disk when prompted choose your. If the first boot device that does not contain boot files you ll get this error message.
The following information on this error has been compiled by neosmart technologies based on. 10 things you can do when windows xp won t boot 1. At command prompt type the chkdsk command.
Use a windows startup disk one of the first things you should reach for when troubleshooting a windows xp boot. R make sure you replace c. Boot into windows system recovery options select troubleshoot advanced options command prompt.
The disk tools are available from the drive manufacturers website. The instructions below will guide you on recreating boot ini automatically from the windows xp setup cd. Insert the windows installation disc into your computer.
The detailed instruction is. Insert the windows xp cd and boot from it. Check the boot sequence in bios to make sure you can boot from the right hard drive which you want to boot from set the first boot device is your system hard disk with windows installed or a bootable media in bios interface.
Fix for windows xp vista 7 8 10 about disk boot failure. Then use the following commands to fix non system disk error or disk error in windows xp 7 10. With the drive where windows xp is installed.
Causes of this error. Insert your windows xp cd and restart your computer. Use last known good configuration you can also try to boot the operating system with the last known good.
At the windows options screen press r to open recovery console. Connect the hdd directly inside another pc and use the drive manufacturers disk tools to test the drive. See our guide on setting up a pc to boot from the cd or dvd for troubleshooting and more detailed instructions.