Re: EZ-Bios woes... floppy/CD-Rom drives?

Re: EZ-Bios woes... floppy/CD-Rom drives?

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Posted by Aaron Andrews on May 02, 2001 at 13:11:49:

In Reply to: EZ-Bios woes... floppy/CD-Rom drives? posted by NeedHelp on September 20, 2000 at 02:54:31:

Hello, Cousin!

I, too, have just upgraded from an ancient mother board. It was a slow 486, now it's a 1.2 gigahertz volcano of computing power. Or would be, if I could run it.

Since installation, the A: dirve is there, or it isn't there. When it's icon is not there, opening My Computer results in a continuous tone and a frozen machine. The CD-ROM doesn't show up at all, ever. I spend more time in Safe Mode than I care to. Sometimes the machine doesn't boot at all with a Windows protection error and the suggestion that I restart.

I simmer with aggravation.

I hesitate to use FDISK/MBR because I don't want to corrupt the boot record and/or lose all my hard disk's data. If I could find the original floppy with EZ_BIOS I'd be happier. I might manage to uninstall the program. I'm looking at right now to try and uncover useful software... sitting at the public library computer! Western Digital has replaced EZ-BIOS with their "Data Lifeguard" suite of programs. Perhaps these will solve our mutual problems. Give them a look-see.

As for EZ-BIOS, Homer Simpson said it best: "D'OH!"

Good luck,


: i just put in a new motherboard and processor... however, my floppy drive doesn't seem to read anything and my CD-ROM drive just wasn't detected after that. I can tell the floppy is working since i can see it spinning when i try reading a disk, but it still won't read anything and all i get when i stick the floppy in is a popup asking me to format the disk, and (when 'OK' is clicked on) i get a popup telling me that a perfectly fine disk can't be read.

: i'm desperate for some help here... could my having EZ-BIOS (due to my previous ancient motherboard) have something to do with this? if so, how do i get rid of ez-bios altogether?

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