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XP boot problem

by Sparky / October 29, 2003 7:07 AM PST

Since having my computer repaired every time I turn it on a message comes up that tells me to press F1 to continue. It then boots up to my desktop. How can I correct this problem. I run XP.
Thanks

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Re:XP boot problem
by volcomguysd / October 29, 2003 7:23 AM PST
In reply to: XP boot problem

What else is it telling you with the error? Usually it's something like:
Primary Disk 0 not found
Press F1 to continue, or F2 to enter setup.
This is just an example. But usually when F1 to continue comes up, there's an error that precedes the message.

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Re:Re:XP boot problem
by Michael Geist / October 29, 2003 7:28 AM PST
In reply to: Re:XP boot problem

Look in the Bios for a Stop on error setting. Disable that and see if that takes care of it.

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Turn off at boot screen
by gaurav.great / May 8, 2007 3:18 PM PDT
In reply to: Re:Re:XP boot problem

I also having this problem. But I resolved this from my technician. Now when I try to format my hard drive using 98 bootable cd my system shuts down immediately after the appearance of choice of "boot with cdrom support". Here are my main circuit board details:
Board: i845G-ITE8712
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 07/27/2006

If you need any other info please tell me.
Waiting..

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Just one question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 8, 2007 9:08 PM PDT

If this is a new discussion you want to start, why post it under a 2 and a half year old discussion? In other words it would do well to make a new one all your own.

Bob

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