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Loading Maxblast3 on desktop

For some strange reason I haven't figured out yet why, I can't get past the following, when attempting to load Maxblast3 on a clean (formatted) drive.

"IDE CD-ROM device driver installed" The screen displayes this message then hangs up.

I thought it might be something in the the CMOS setup but I don't see anything there that is out of line - so to speak.

I have a MSI K8N Neo Platinum 3000+ board with an eVGA video card and 512 Kingston stick of memory. Since this is a "home build" I can't go to the mfg for an answer :-).

Oh yes, this is an 80Gb Maxtor drive that I want to run Maxblast on.

Would anyone share their knowledge of this type of problem?

Thanks in advance

Leland Winters

leewintl@cox.net

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SPAM.

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You posted your email in the clear for spam robot harvesters to pickup.

MAXBLAST is not usually installed to the hard disk. Most of the time you use it to test a drive.

If you want less spam, make a new (safer) post and ask this one be deleted.

Bob

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(NT) (NT) D/L to floppy or desktop and then run

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