August 10, 2010 at 13:09:09
Specs: Windows XP
my ide o master {none}
ide o slave{ hdd}
ide 1 master{none}
1 slave[ cd .room}
i dont know how 2 change this, t tried to boot my system but it not happen.

See More: BIOS Primary IDE MASTER: None

Report •

August 10, 2010 at 13:51:26
So your computer will not boot up?

It may not be connected to the Master/Slave settings at all. But if you do want to change these you need to actually get inside the computer and look at the back of the hard disk and the CD-Rom drive.

Both will look similar to this:

On the photo I've linked to there is a white, plastic rectangle around some of the pins. It's called a "Jumper" and it sets whether a drive is master/slave. You need to look at the instructions that SHOULD be stuck to the hard-disk and put the jumper in the correct place so the hard disk is set to "Master".

Whether that will fix your boot-up problems I don't know.

Good luck!

Report •

August 11, 2010 at 05:02:50
Is this a new build? Is the hard drive a SATA type or an IDE type?

If you are connecting to one of the IDE controllers then boot into the BIOS and verify the IDE controllers are both enabled. That setting is not on the same screen as you are reading the info you posted.

Read the onscreen instructions to learn how to maneuver in the BIOS.

Report •

Related Solutions

Ask Question