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Active Partitions on Both Master/Slave D

By gmichaels ·
I have a situation where I have 2 hard drives both showing active partitions (Master/Slave). When I boot the system it tries to use the slave's active partition to boot and finds no mbr and fails to boot. In FDisk I can see both drives but only the slave (drive 2) gets a drive letter C: when it should be C: (drive 1) the master was partitioned as NTFS while the slave is FAT32. This setup worked just fine until I swaped motherboards to upgrage to a 2.2mhz system. After the upgrade I had this problem come up. FDISK will not let me set drive 2 to non-active. So I cannot seem to get out of this mess.

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by gmichaels In reply to Active Partitions on Both ...

Thats where i'm at now. Started wiht a new drive and reistalled from scratch. progrssing OK. But now I can't get my sound card to work with the on board audio controller. Seems to be a conflict. THe system is not recognizing the dound card (Soundblaster Platinum Live!)

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