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Trouble-shooting Hard Drive Problems - Part 1

The following article is the first in a series that helps solve many of the common boot problems with hard drives. The article explains how to verify the drive functionality, determine the correct setup for the drive, and repair problems with the Master Boot Sector once the drive is verified to be functional. This information will help solve some very common problems encountered in a computer service department. This article is designed to work with a system that has a single drive with one bootable partition using a FAT 16 structure (all DOS and older Windows systems), and no drive overlay.

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Trouble-shooting Hard Drive Problems - Part 2

The following article is the second in a series that helps solve many of the common boot problems with hard drives. (To read the first in article in the series click here).

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