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Boot Faliure

By getneels ·
Error shown is Boot Failure, Please insert Disk. This error is shown when I start my machine.

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by parvus1202 In reply to Boot Faliure

Boot from the cd and and choose repair. This is how you do it, assuming you are using Win XP.

Insert your Windows XP compact disc (CD) into your CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive, and then restart your computer.

(You can also boot with a Windows 98/Me Startup disk with CD support and run WINNT.EXE in the I386 folder on the CD)

When the "Press any key to boot from CD" message is displayed on your screen, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.

When you see the following message displayed on the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

At this point an option to press R to enter the Recovery Console is displayed. Do not select this option.

On the Windows XP Licensing Agreement screen, press F8 to agree to the license agreement.

Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in the box, and then press the R key to repair Windows XP.

Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to Boot Faliure

do you possibly have any floppys or cd's inserted? take them out then reboot...

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by omairziaee In reply to Boot Faliure

check if ur HDD is detected ,, normally this error occurs when HDD is not detected...

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by seansmith In reply to Boot Faliure

The start up files are damaaged.Format your hard drive and reinstall your OS.

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by willcomp In reply to Boot Faliure

Probably one of 3 causes.

1) Non-bootable floppy disk in drive. If so, remove it.

2) Hard disk failure.

3) Corrupt MBR on hard disk.


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by korgmeister In reply to Boot Faliure

if you have installed windows before, it means your boot file is missing. if you really need to access your hardisk back, just boot a DOS from floppy and do some copy files to the directory.

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by AWJackson In reply to Boot Faliure

I really dont' have an answer any different than what is listed, however do have a question. I have a PC that gives me 2 longs beeps at boot up, my previous PC did this and resulted in a CPU fan not connected error? Well the Fan actually was connected and spinning at the time of the error. Now the new PC basically has same symptoms but this PC is brand new? Any suggestions or comments?

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