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      Babystar arcade - DISK BOOT FAILURE

      Hello,

      I'm new to the Forum and just bought my first arcade cabinet. I'm running into some trouble with the thing and I was wondering if you could help.

      It is an xxxx in 1 babystar machine. It was working fine until it started getting disk boot failure's. At first it was happening sometimes but now it happens every time I start up.

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      I read that it might be resolved by changing the boot sequence, however I did not have any success with this.

      arcade_BIOS.jpg

      arcade_inside.jpg

      If you guys have any suggestion they would be welcome. Thanks!

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      That first screenshot shows that the system cannot even see any drives.

      Either the Hard Drive in this unit is dead or you have a loose drive connection. I have no idea how these systems are made up, just looking at that tells me it's essentially a PC so check connections first. That MAY solve your problem but if it's dead HDD, pretty much easier to by another jamma multi-board.

      Since this is your first cab I'm assuming you had it transported? Maybe the HDD connection came loose

      Just looking at image 3. That ribbon cable is possibly the culprit? IDE connection from motherboard to HDD. Can't see where the other end plugs into

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      Hard drive failure ,pretty common on these because of the way they shutdown
      you will need to get another hard drive ,dont bother trying to reload an image onto your existing one.
      this thread here might help
      https://www.aussiearcade.com/showthread.php/49812-Customised-HDD-image-for-xxxx-1-systems-inc-Laserdisc-Games-anyone-want-one



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      Thanks for the response! Is there an active link somewhere to the image?

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      Still got the problem ?
      I do have flynns image
      Where are u I'm in sydney or I might be able to set up a ftp or torrent

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      Hi Senator,

      Im in melbourne, any luck with a torrent file i could download of this? how big is the image?

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      I have heaps of the 2019 in 1 hard drives if anyone wants them.
      I remove the drives and replace them with Ide to sd adapters.
      Just pay postage and they're yours

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      Is that difficult to do? It just so happens I have a temperamental one at the moment that occasionally decides to show disk error.

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      Quote Originally Posted by hotty View Post
      Is that difficult to do? It just so happens I have a temperamental one at the moment that occasionally decides to show disk error.
      Changing the drives involves taking the top board off and unplugging the drive, removing the screws(there are little rubber spacers on each screw between the drive and board so be careful not to lose those as they provide a bit of shock absorption) Fit the replacement and plug it all back in.


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      Thanks but I meant the IDE to SD, hows that done?

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