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Never mind. I figured it out. It was the Master Boot Record. I ran
the command 'fixmbr' in the Recovery Console and now it works fine.
email@example.com (Colleen Parker) wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> I just installed Win2K Pro. Before the install, I fdisked the drive,
> then formatted it and did sys. The install went perfectly.
> However, now when I restart the machine, without the CD in the drive,
> it gets past POST but hangs at a black screen with a cursor and never
> actually gets to the login screen.
> With the CD in the drive, it boots up fine...even though it's not even
> booting from the CD.
> I've checked the BIOS settings and even updated the BIOS and still it
> doesn't work.
> Can anyone offer me suggestions of what to try now?