Windows error message IOS

  tycapel7 16:39 10 Apr 2005

Can you help me please as i have never seen this one befor and i can not get passed the first screen to find out what it might be. The drive has been reformated and windows was installed with no problems, but when i reboot i get this message.
Has anyone seen this one befor.

Thankyou. Bobby.

  SANTOS7 16:43 10 Apr 2005

click here you don't say what operating system you have, but this may help..

  tycapel7 17:07 10 Apr 2005

I have tried Win 95 and Win ME, its the same result. I have also tried a different hard drive. Could it be something alredy in the computer. Bobby.

  LastChip 17:12 10 Apr 2005

Make sure you haven't got a floppy in the drive.

  tycapel7 17:19 10 Apr 2005

No i meant a faulty bit of hardware or maybe even virus hiding someware.

  LastChip 17:27 10 Apr 2005

IOS (Input/Output System) is another way of saying the BIOS cannot find a drive with an operating system on to hand over to.

When the machine boots up, the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), a chip on your motherboard, initialises control. Once its done its very limited but important job, it has to hand over control to an operating system.

If you have a floppy in the drive that is not a system disc, you will get this message, provided your machine is set to boot from the floppy first.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

8 brilliant character artists speaking at Pictoplasma 2018

iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs

Football : comment regarder la Ligue 1 en direct ?