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2 Troubleshooting Procedures 2.6 HDD Troubleshooting
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Check 3 Check SETUP to see whether the Hard Disk option is set to Not used. If it is set to
Not used, choose another setting and return to Check 1. If it is not set to Not used,
go to procedure 2.
Procedure 2 Partition Check
Insert the Toshiba MS-DOS system disk and start the computer. Perform the following
Check 1 Type C: and press Enter. If you cannot change to drive C, go to Check 2. If you
can change to drive C, go to Procedure 2.
Check 2 Type FDISK and press Enter. Choose Display Partition Information from the
FDISK menu. If drive C is listed in the Display Partition Information, go to Check
3. If drive C is not listed, return to the FDISK menu and choose the option to
create a DOS partition or a logical DOS drive on drive C. If the problem still exists,
go to Procedure 2.
Check 3 If drive C is listed as active in the FDISK menu, go to Check 4. If drive C is not
listed as active, return to the FDISK menu and choose the option to set the active
partition for drive C. Then go to Procedure 2.
Check 4 Remove the system disk from the FDD and reboot the computer. If the problem
still exists, go to Procedure 2. Otherwise, the HDD is operating normally.