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disc boot failure

kimwala76

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jul 26, 2007
Messages
1
#1
I don't know how but my daughter was on the pc and when she turn it off then back on again this message appeared:

"disk boot failure, insert system disk then press enter"

Now I'm not that computer literate so I have no idea what that is but I know that I don't have a system disk please help:(
Kimwala76
 

maynardvdm

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Feb 7, 2007
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South Africa
#2
First and most obvious make sure there is no disk in the floppy drive (if you have one) cd in the cd-rom drive (or DVD).
Tell me if that sorted, otherwise post back and say if it still says that.
good luck
maynard
 

danzil

FPCH Member
Joined
Jun 29, 2007
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Location
Gloucestershire
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#3
is the hard drive being found by the bios still.
is there any excessive noise coming from the hard drive,,,like clicking n clunking,or stop and starting (sounds like a whzzing noise).
what was your daughter doing before all this happened
kind regards
danzil