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Boot up problems with Lenovo laptop

by sanjananb / December 19, 2012 5:07 PM PST

I get this error massage (here is the screen shot) Every time I start the computer, it goes through this boot up mode which takes about 15 minutes before actually starting Windows 7. i have asked from many people.but no one knows a please help me...

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Re: boot
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 19, 2012 5:12 PM PST

Seems it wants to boot from the network. What boot sequence is defined in the BIOS setup?


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Kees is right
by Jimmy Greystone / December 19, 2012 10:39 PM PST

Kees is right. It's trying to boot from a network connection before the local HDD. Go into the BIOS and either disable network booting, or make sure it comes after the HDD in the boot order.

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