[24hoursupport] Re: Hard drive not booting (hex virus)

  • From: Joe Parker <joe.parker@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 22:15:36 -0400


I've never heard of a virus that can cause a working bios to not see a 
working drive. Probably a hardware failure - either the drive or the eide 
controller. Try moving it to the other side of the controller, and try 
swapping it with a known good one.

>My hard drive has recently stopped booting.  It still powers up but is
>not detected by bios.  A friend suggested that it could be a hex virus,
>but I can find no info about this no the web.

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