disc boot failure .. insert system disc

  lolod 00:22 12 Aug 2010

I have an old Fujitsu Euroline PC operating on Windows ME. I ahvent used this in some time but today i tried to boot up and got the message
Disc Boot Failure... insert system disc and press enter.
I can not find this disc but not sure i had one to begin with.

How do i solve this problem and get the pc up and running again ?

  lotvic 00:35 12 Aug 2010

Disc Boot Failure means it can't find an operating system - Windows ME

If it has a floppy drive make sure that is it empty and no floppy disc in.
Ditto for the CD drive.

Remove floppy disc and CD if they were in, then reboot PC

If it still gives the Disc Boot Failure message then it is the Harddrive not working.
Switch off the pc and unplug the wall plug then:
Take the side off the pc tower and reseat cables to Harddrive (unplug the connections and then plug them back in again)
Switch on pc and boot up and see if that fixes it.

  Peter 00:52 12 Aug 2010


Could be, that if you haven't use the PC for sometime, the CMOS battery has run down and the BIOS has lost it settings and the hard drive can't be found.

Check the BIOS settings and see if the hard drive is listed correctly.


  kristain 08:59 12 Aug 2010

check that there is no USB drive or disc in the computer. also check that the boot options within CMOS are set properly or it is a bad hard disk drive

  lolod 18:38 13 Aug 2010

Thank you for the advice ... your tip worked out well Lotvic ... i unplugged and replugged the Hd and all working fine

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