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Pc Wont Boot With Disk Drive Plugged In


Ok so recently ive been having issues with my optical (cd/dvd) drive. First it wouldn't boot with any disk in it, even if it wasn't a boot-able disk. I figured that out just by taking the disc out. Simple right?

Now my pc will boot past bios and display the post message but will not go into the operating system. I changed my boot order to do hard drive first and it still did the same thing. So i had a hunch and unplugged the power cable to my disk drive (ribbon cable is still attached) and it booted fine. Does this mean my disk drive is going out? Or is it maybe just that plug on my power supply?


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