System won\'t boot when I connect IDE cable Tags: Configuration Connection Computers Boot Cable Windows XP Last response: April 8, 2011 12:09 PM in Windows XP Share ravi0352 April 8, 2011 3:08:13 AM when IDE cable is connected computer is not going to on please help me.... More about : system boot connect ide cable Hawkeye22 April 8, 2011 12:09:53 PM Be sure the stripe on the side of the ribbon cable is connected to pin 1 on the IDE header. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSystem won't boot when I connect IDE dvd burner ForumInstalls but won't boot - IDE drive internal cable issue ForumUnable to boot a IDE hard drive connected with an ide to usb cable ForumHard drive won't spin up when IDE cable is attached ForumPrimary SATA won't boot when IDE Slave laptop HDD is plugged into a PC ForumInstalled IDE (PATA) CD Drives and windows won't boot Forum2nd HDD is IDE and won't boot ForumTried to connect new blank HDD as Slave, now it won't Boot ! ForumUtility to test IDE cable connections? ForumCan't boot with IDE primary master and primary slave hard drives attac ForumP5Q Pro wont recognize IDE HDD ForumBIOS won't detect IDE Hard Drive ForumSystem won't boot , need help from experts. ForumDisabled IDE controller in system properties, cant boot ...period! ForumSystem won't boot with Abit HA66 PCI IDE card Forum3 devices on one IDE cable ? ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP Forum[Solved] Can loose ram make the PC boot but crash? ForumWindows xp srv The servers call to a system service failed unexpectedly ForumAcer aspire zg5 will not boot up More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !