a dead computer!

  johntaboo 18:55 27 Feb 03

i have just installed a new blank hard drive in my computer, when i came to reboot windows 98 from the setup disk my a drive would not read the disk, there is power but nothing is happening. my computer starts detects the memory, my hard drive,and cd rw then the screen go`s blank and nothing works.. any help please.

  AMD 4 ever 19:04 27 Feb 03

Check you havn't moved the graphics card.
go into the bios nd set up as default.

  woodchip 19:15 27 Feb 03

Do you mean it would not read the floppy start disc. Go to Setup when you start your computer to see what the boot order is for your drives, Also select auto detect drives. the boot order you want should be floppy, CDrom, HHD. and for a new start disc click here

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