My PC takes forever to boot, "cannot find disk"?
Dave, I have a problem in that my computer takes for ever to start up. I get a message "Cannot find Disk 0" and "Cannot find disk 1". After a while it starts up and I am able to use it. Any hints on what I should do?
I'm not positive about this, and would have liked a bit more information about what kind of Windows PC you have, whether you have SCSI or ATAPI drives, etc, but here's my best guess:
It sounds like you might have either:
Once you've pulled the drives out, there's almost always a little printed guide to jumper settings: your "drive 0" should be your "master" drive, and your "drive 1" should be your "slave" drive.
If they're both set properly, I'm afraid I can't offer you any further suggestions other than to ask your question to my colleague and friend at Ask Leo.
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