An "Invalid System Disk" Error Message When You Start the Computer


When you try to start your computer, you may receive the following error message:
Invalid system disk


This issue may occur if your computer is set to start from the CD-ROM drive.


To resolve this issue, set your computer BIOS to start in the following order:
  1. Hard disk
  2. Drive A
  3. CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
For information about how to do so, contact your computer manufacturer, or view the documentation that is included with your computer.

Article ID: 330141 - Last Review: Oct 23, 2008 - Revision: 1