1. This forum section is a read-only archive which contains old newsgroup posts. If you wish to post a query, please do so in one of our main forum sections (here). This way you will get a faster, better response from the members on Motherboard Point.

Extremely long boot time after adding additional hard disk

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ananth, Jul 6, 2004.

  1. ananth

    ananth Guest

    I wanted some additional disk space and so, I recently plugged in a
    used but formatted hard disk to my win 98 machine. My PC recognizes
    it, and I can use it too..real good plug and play that way, I did not
    even install any drivers etc. But now the boot time has gone from
    about 30 sec to 4 minutes.

    Can anybody help me figure out what is happening?

    Thanks
    Ananth
     
    ananth, Jul 6, 2004
    #1
    1. Advertisements

  2. ananth

    Jim Phelps Guest

    Hi Ananth, No drivers are required for hard drive. Did you set up the
    drive in the BIOS (Setup) If not do so and the boot should go back to
    previous time. Jim
     
    Jim Phelps, Jul 7, 2004
    #2
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.