Disk I/O error at bootup

  jorf 10:35 14 Apr 2003

Does this mean my machinr is dead? This comes up during the DOS screen during Booting What is wrong?

  DieSse 11:48 14 Apr 2003

Lokks like the drive, or the cable, or the motherboard has a fault. Check the cable connections - but suspect the drive. The best way to know for sure is to try another drive in the system.

  s99Raj 16:27 12 Aug 2003

On bootup I get the message

Disk I/O error

Using a startup floppy I can get to see a list of the folders on the C drive, some of which I need.

I'm sure I can probably FDISK and FORMAT the hard drive and load Windows 95 back on (it's a very old machine) but I'd like to ba able to save some of the data first if possible.

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