start up on XP

  vixen666 23:04 08 Aug 2005

start up XP
just recently installed a dvd RW, now when pc is started up it goes straight to the screen which asks you to choose normal or safe mode, if normal is chosen, the screen goes black and nothing happens, if safe mode is chosen all this writing comes up on the screen and stays there, nothing else happens :(
doing my head in, can anyone help?

  harps1h 23:31 08 Aug 2005

disconnect the drive to see if it is it that is causing the problem

  ACOLYTE 00:13 09 Aug 2005

Did you make sure the dvd is set to slave to the hard drive,i assume you only have 1 optical drive so making it slave and hard drive master may help.I would also check the connections again
as adding a dvd drive should'nt affect the hard drive OS.

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