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Computer Start-up problem

This problem is basically more annoyance then anything since I have found a way around it.
When starting up my computer, I get no activity from hard drive and no post test, and screen blank, but the cd/dvd rom flashes, and will not continue. I assume it's flashing a sequence, but I don't recall it, I shut the computer compleatly down and restart it "immediately" and the computer starts and post test and all works normally, this did not matter what o/s I had, it's done it with 98 and xp as well.
So is there something wrong? And is there something I can do to stop this minor problem?

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