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disk boot failure???!!!

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so after typing a paper for about 4 hours i decided to run 3dmark06 to test for stabilty. i go downstairs to watch tv for a little bit and come up and notice that my computer had restarted. ok, so my OC wasnt stable, but now i get the error:

DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER

and cant even boot into windows anymore. bios detects my HDs fine, but now i cant even boot into windows! what the heck just happened? i was doing homework and watching tv (on other monitor) for about 4 hours and now this after 3dmark06???? any suggestions?

EDIT: so i put my XP cd in and not boot from the CD and it went into windows. when the XP cd is not in the drive it wont boot. WHAT?! this just gets wierder and wierder!
    
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Do you have any other parts you could swap in? Just to try and narrow it down.
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ok. i solved it. i gave my computer some crack and it got confused with the boot order and skipped the Master drive and couldnt find windows.

i removed my secondary drive and it booted fine. connected the other drive back in and it works again. WIERD.......gonna try 3dmark06 again. lol
    
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Good to hear man. Could it have been jumper settings?
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i have no idea. just happened out of the blue. i have 2 drives. master and slave and jumpers are set accordingly. 3dmark seems to be working now though. im stumped.....
    
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