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Windows XP Booting Problem


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nappychick

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I have had this problem for a while now but I am tired of having to put my Windows XP cd-rom into the drive every time I want to start the computer. I know it is not malware because I had help in the malware forum for a Norton issue months after this problem started and my system is clean.

This is what the screen says if I do not put the Windows XP cd-rom into the drive prior to booting up.

Client Mac ADDR: 00 08 74 C1 12 01
Guid: 44454C4C - 5400 - 1059 - 0053 - C8C04F463231
PXE - E53: No Boot Filename Received
PXE M0F: Exiting Broadcom PXE ROM.
No Boot Device Detected, Insert System Disk and Press F1 To Continue or Press F2 To Setup Menu.

I insert the disk and it wants me to install Windows XP. I go to setup and that still does not help. The only way to get past having to do this is to already have the disk in the cd-rom drive.

Does anyone know how to fix this problem without taking it in to a professional?
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austin_o

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HI and welcome to Geeks to Go. I did a search at M$ and found this:
http://support.micro...kb/314477/en-us

One of the suggested fixes is a repair install of WXP. We have a guide for this at
http://www.geekstogo...ws-XP-t138.html

More info at M$: http://support.micro... file corrupted
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