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When you start your computer, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
When you start your computer from a Microsoft Windows 98 Startup disk, and then try to use the Fdisk.exe program to view partition information, you may receive the following error message:
Hard disk drive failure
No fixed disk present
This issue may occur if any of the following conditions exist:
To resolve this issue, contact your computer manufacturer for help and for more information about how to troubleshoot and resolve this issue. For information about how to contact your computer manufacturer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For additional information about how to troubleshoot startup problems in Windows XP, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308041/EN-US/ )Resources for Troubleshooting Startup Problems in Windows XP
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