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Emachine t5026 boots only with os disk in drive

\015 I have added a new 160 gig hard drive to this machine, loaded up xp pro (even tried home) and the system will only boot with the os disk is in the drive, once booted runs fine but if you remove the disk or open the disk drive system halts and needs to be rebooted, I have tried several different hard drives and different os installs and get the same respoonse.\015\012Thanks in advance for your time\015\012Michael\015

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Emachines don't use the cable select properties very well. Change your drive to Master, reformat and reinstall the operatiing system.
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