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FIX 'DISK BOOT FAILURE'


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Brunodk

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I purchased a new PC, at Start up Message reads

'DISK BOOT FAIURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER'

My PC is suppose to have the Operating System WINDOWS XP Home

I have no such disk to insert nor have any clue to rectify the issue.

Plese somebody help me. :tazz: ;)
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starjax

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is this a brand name pc like hp or dell, or a custom built pc? Sounds like you need an os installed on it.


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It sounds like your IDE cable or SATA cable came loose in transit--or you have a floppy disk in the floppy drive (if there is one)

Open it up and reset the ribbon connections at the harddrive and motherboard. Be sure to ground yourself first, by touching a metal part of your harddrive case.
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Geffry's advice to check the cables inside the PC worked perfectly well. In fact the cables have come lose during transit, Thank you so much for the good advice. Appriciate it so much

Bruno
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