and they are all fine. 6 12/15/2005 (4:50 pm) by Whiskers Whiskers (1964 Posts) There is always the possibility of hardware faulure but looking at software first is best. The boot disk does not load the cdrom driver because it says that it is not there. Are you trying to install Windows 98/Me or some other version such as 2000 or XP? 98/Me use a single boot floppy 2000 uses 4 boot floppies XP is a bootable Heckman William K. http://standardtechnological.com/for-windows/sata-drivers-for-windows-7-32-bit-download.html
Which key is used varies from manufactorer. 5 12/15/2005 (11:09 am) by William K. Heckman (7 Posts) Made a new boot disk from another emachines - Windows 98. emachines have a rep for power supplies and motherboards going out on these older models. Drive C is blank as I formatted from boot diskette (mistake???) Previously windows was corrupted. 2 12/14/2005 (9:58 pm) by Whiskers Whiskers (1964 Posts) Are you using a windows 98/Me this
Go to www.bootdisk.com and download the floppy image, it will come with a program to create a new boot floppy for you. Forums > Tech Support > Emachines will not boot from CD ROM "Emachines will not boot from CD ROM" Started 6/15/2007 by Carianne in Tech Support Forum (6 posts) Is your cdrom on its own controller? Username: Password: Cancel Forgot Username / Password?
when I do it aborts installing with cdrom support and says missing file MSC D001? This forum has been preserved for reference and is not active. Drive A and C are recognized. post another message with as much detail as you can provide, including Operating system. 3 12/14/2005 (11:17 pm) by William K.
Basically, the computer says that cdrom is not there. 4 12/15/2005 (3:21 am) by Whiskers Whiskers (1964 Posts) Go into the bios and set the cdrom to be the first C drive had been reformatted with the boot disk because of corrupt software (98) because it would not boot. I have checked all the cables from the cd rom to the mother board etc. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/3a4c37b5-39de-41cf-9c3c-1154ef6a5299/my-cd-rom-quit-working-on-my-emachine-can-anyone-help?forum=itprovistahardware In the bios cdrom is first boot device.
Android Apple Microsoft Science Gaming Follow Us Twitter Facebook StumbleUpon Google+ LinkedIn RSS Feed Get more Geek right in your inbox Facebook Twitter To get into the bios, you need to press delete, or f1, or f2, or f10, once the emachines logo comes up. cdrom starts to run when the restore cd is in but does not boot the system....could I have a bad cdrom or motherboard? Heckman William K.
Heckman (7 Posts) I have made a boot cd from another emachines...will boot machine but not install drivers for the cdrom. http://standardtechnological.com/for-windows/dvd-cd-rom-drivers-for-windows-xp-free-download.html If that works or doesnt work, you'll either have a bad cdrom or a bad ide controller or bad ide cable. About Contact Us Archives Glossary Forums Archive Still need more help? Try then again with the new boot floppy and see if that gets your cdrom support working. Dvd Driver For Windows 7 32 Bit Free Download
You will try to boot from the restore cd. If so change the jumper to slave and connect it to the second ide plug on the cable that has the hard drive.